Finite Difference Computing with Exponential Decay Models

by Hans Petter Langtangen

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Book Description

This text provides a very simple, initial introduction to the complete scientific computing pipeline: models, discretization, algorithms, programming, verification, and visualization. The pedagogical strategy is to use one case study – an ordinary differential equation describing exponential decay processes – to illustrate fundamental concepts in mathematics and computer science. The book is easy to read and only requires a command of one-variable calculus and some very basic knowledge about computer programming. Contrary to similar texts on numerical methods and programming, this text has a much stronger focus on implementation and teaches testing and software engineering in particular.

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Book Details

Subject
Science and Mathematics
Publisher
Springer
Published
2016
Pages
210
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319294384
ISBN10
3319294385
ISBN13 Digital
9783319294391
ISBN10 Digital
3319294393
PDF Size
3.0 MB
License
CC BY-NC

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