**by Hans Petter Langtangen**

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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. ### Book Details

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Title

Finite Difference Computing with Exponential Decay Models

Subject

Science and Mathematics

Publisher

Springer

Published

2016

Pages

210

Edition

1

Language

English

ISBN13

9783319294384

ISBN10

3319294385

ISBN13 Digital

9783319294391

ISBN10 Digital

3319294393

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3.0 MB

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