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AN INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SIMULATION METHODS : APPLICATIONS TO PHYSICAL SYSTEMS

HARVEY GOULD , JAN TOBOCHNIK

1996

BOOK
Category

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Abstract THIS BOOK TEACHES PROGRAMMING AND PHYSICAL CONCEPTS USING COMPUTER SIMULATION AND THE TRUE BASIC PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE, WITH PROBLEMS AND EXPERIMENTS ENCOURAGING STUDENTS WITH MINIMAL BACKGROUND IN PHYSICS AND CALCULUS TO DISCOVER PHYSICS IN A WAY SIMILAR TO HOW PHYSICISTS LEARN IN THE CONTEXT OF RESEARCH. INTRODUCES AREAS INCLUDING LINEAR AND NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, NORMAL MODES AND WAVES, AND ELECTRODYNAMICS. THIS SECOND EDITION OFFERS EXPANDED MATERIAL ON CHAOS, COMPLEXITY, AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, PROGRAMS WITH MORE USE OF GRAPHICS, AND APPENDICES ON FORTRAN AND C. CAN BE USED FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS AT ALL LEVELS.

ISBN 0201506041
Author(s) HARVEY GOULD , JAN TOBOCHNIK
Credits
Edition 2ND ED.
Year 1996
Publisher ADDISON-WESLEY PUBLISHING
Type BOOK
Keywords COMPUTER SCIENCE
Language English
Collation 721 P., 25 CM.

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