**by Svein Linge, Hans Petter Langtangen**

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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. ### Book Details

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This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC). You can download Programming for Computations - MATLAB/Octave ebook for free in PDF format (4.3 MB).

Subject

Computer Science

Publisher

Springer

Published

2016

Pages

228

Edition

1

Language

English

ISBN13

9783319324517

ISBN10

3319324519

ISBN13 Digital

9783319324524

ISBN10 Digital

3319324527

PDF Size

4.3 MB

License

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