This book is a complete presentation of standard FORTRAN 77 with special applications of numerical methods in science and engineering. It surpasses the coverage of its best-selling predecessor, FORTRAN 77 for Engineers and Scientists, Third Edition, by adding a current introduction to Fortran 90.
This book emphasizes sound structured programming and software engineering principles; its clear and concise presentation is perfect for readers who possess a background in algebra, with no previous programming experience.
A complete presentation of FORTRAN 77 for a first course in computing, emphasizing problem analysis, algorithm development, and program coding, execution, and maintenance, and incorporating material on Fortran 90. Chapters on subjects such as selective execution, subroutines, and arrays offer some 50 complete programming examples, exercises, tips, and quizes. This fourth edition contains applications sections illustrating problem-solving methodology, chapter summaries, and boxed displays of descriptions of basic FORTRAN statements. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)