Autor: Svein Linge
ISBN-13: 9783319324272
Veröffentl: 08.08.2016
Einband: Book
Seiten: 232
Gewicht: 655 g
Format: 264x185x22 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Programming for Computations - Python

15, Texts in Computational Science and Engineering
A Gentle Introduction to Numerical Simulations with Python
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Easy-to-read text offering a gentle introduction to the necessary mathematics and computer science concepts
Focuses on explaining all details of how to construct programs to solve mathematical problems
Further emphasizes verification procedures and how to embed them in automatic test frameworks
Preface.- The first few steps.- Basic constructions.- Computing integrals.- Solving ordinary differential equations.- Solving partial differential equations.- Solving nonlinear algebraic equations.- Getting access to Python.- References.- Index
This book presents computer programming as a key method for solving mathematical problems. There are two versions of the book, one for MATLAB and one for Python. The book was inspired by the Springer book TCSE 6: A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python (by Langtangen), but the style is more accessible and concise, in keeping with the needs of engineering students.
The book outlines the shortest possible path from no previous experience with programming to a set of skills that allows the students to write simple programs for solving common mathematical problems with numerical methods in engineering and science courses. The emphasis is on generic algorithms, clean design of programs, use of functions, and automatic tests for verification.
Autor: Svein Linge, Hans Petter Langtangen
Svein Linge is a professor of modelling and simulation at the University College of Southeast Norway and holds a Dr. Scient. degree in biomechanics from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. He works part-time at a Norwegian Center of Excellence: "Center for Biomedical Computing", at Simula Research Laboratory, to which he has been linked for the last 13 years. His main research interests includes cerebrospinal fluid dynamics, cardiac electro-mechanics and sport biomechanics. Over the last decade, Linge has been particularly engaged in reforming the engineering education in mathematics and physics to take advantage of computer programming and simulation.

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Autor: Svein Linge
ISBN-13:: 9783319324272
ISBN: 3319324276
Erscheinungsjahr: 08.08.2016
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 655g
Seiten: 232
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 264x185x22 mm, 45 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen, Bibliographie