With Coverage of Fortran 90, 95, 2003, 2008 and 77
chivers, ian, Sleightholme, Jane
2nd ed. 2012, XXII, 621 p. 5 illus.
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Lots of complete, worked examples highlight key language features in small components
Material organized in bite-sized chunks in a cumulative fashion, where each chapter builds on earlier ones
Problems at the end of each chapter graded to test understanding of the concepts and language features introduced
This edition has been revised to stress the use of modern Fortran throughout.
lots of clear, simple and complete examples highlighting the key core language features of modern Fortran including data typing, array processing, control structures functions, subroutines, user defined types and pointers
pinpoints common problems that occur when programming
has sample output from a variety of compilers
expands on the first edition, by introducing modules as soon as the fundamental language features have been covered. Modules are the major organisational feature of Fortran and are the equivalent of classes in other languages
major new features covered in this edition include an introduction to object oriented programming in Fortran, and
an introduction to parallel programming in Fortran using MPI, OpenMP and Coarray Fortran
This edition has three target audiences:
the complete beginner
existing Fortran programmers wishing to update their code
those with programming experience in other languages
Ian Chivers and Jane Sleightholme are the joint owners of comp-fortran-90 which is a lively forum for the exchange of technical details of the Fortran language. Ian is the editor of the ACM Fortran Forum and both Jane and Ian have both been involved in the Fortran standardisation process. The authors have been teaching and supporting Fortran and related areas for over 30 years and their latest book reflects the lessons that have been learnt from this.
Overview.-Introduction to Problem Solving.-Introduction to Programming Languages.-Introduction to Programming Languages.-Introduction to Programming.-Arithmetic.-Arrays 1: Some Fundamentals.-Arrays 2: Further Examples.-Whole Array and Additional Array Features.- Output of Results.-Reading in data.-Files.-Functions.-Control Structures.-Characters.-Complex.-Logical.-Introduction to Derived Types.-An Introduction to Pointers.-Introduction to Subroutines.-Subroutines 2.-Modules.- Simple data structuring in Fortran.-Operator overloading.-Mathematical examples.- Object Oriented Programming.-Introduction to parallel programming.-MPI - Message Passing Interface.-OpenMP.-Coarray Fortran.-C Interop.-ISO TR 15580 — IEEE Arithmetic.-Miscellaneous features and examples.-Converting from Fortran 77.