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Numerical Recipes in Fortran 90

Numerical Recipes in Fortran 90
The Art of Parallel Scientific Computing

Volume 2. Volume 2 of Fortran Numerical Recipes

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: September 1996
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521574396

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  • The second volume of the Fortran Numerical Recipes series, Numerical Recipes in Fortran 90 contains a detailed introduction to the Fortran 90 language and to the basic concepts of parallel programming, plus source code for all routines from the second edition of Numerical Recipes. This volume does not repeat any of the discussion of what individual programs actually do, the mathematical methods they utilize, or how to use them.

    • New text with detailed F 90 tutorial and introduction to parallel programming
    • All routines from the second edition of Numerical Recipes are presented in Fortran 90, many reworked to be 'parallel-ready'
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "...this present volume will contribute decisively to a significant breakthrough, as it provides models not only of the numerical algorithms for which previous editions are already famed, but also of an excellent Fortran 90 style..." From the Foreword by Michael Metcalf, one of Fortran 90's original designers and author of FORTRAN 90 Explained.

    "As with previous volumes in this series, this book is a classic and is essential reading for anyone concerned with the future of numerical calculation. It is beautifully produced, inexpensive for its content, and a must for any serious worker or student." A. D. Booth, Computing Reviews

    "...very useful for graduate and postgraduate courses and also for all specialists who are interested in parallel scientific computing." Mikhail P. Levin, IEEE Concurrency

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: September 1996
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521574396
    • length: 578 pages
    • dimensions: 252 x 173 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.99kg
    • contains: 100 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to Fortran 90 language features
    2. Introduction to parallel programming
    3. Numerical recipes utility functions for Fortran 90
    Part I. Fortran 90 Code chapters:
    4. Preliminaries
    5. Solution of linear algebraic equations
    6. Interpolation and extrapolation
    7. Integration of functions
    8. Evaluation of functions
    9. Special functions
    10. Random numbers
    11. Sorting
    12. Root finding and nonlinear sets of equations
    13. Minimization or maximization of functions
    14. Eigensystems
    15. Fast Fourier transform
    16. Fourier and spectral applications
    17. Statistical description of Data
    18. Modelling of data
    19. Integration of ordinary differential equations
    20. Two point boundary value problems
    21. Integral equations and inverse theory
    22. Partial differential equations
    23 Less-numerical algorithms
    Part II. Appendices:
    24. Listing of utility modules (nrtype and nrutil)
    25. Listing of explicit interfaces
    26. Index of programs and dependencies.

  • Authors

    William H. Press, Los Alamos National Laboratory

    Saul A. Teukolsky, Cornell University, New York

    William T. Vetterling, Polaroid Corporation

    Brian P. Flannery, EXXON Research and Engineering Company


    Michael Metcalf, Conseil Européen de Recherches Nucléaires, Geneva

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