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# Scientific Computing

by
Michael T. Heath,
Michael Heath (Goodreads Author)

Heath 2/e, presents a broad overview of numerical methods for solving all the major problems in scientific computing, including linear and nonlinear equations, least squares, eigenvalues, optimization, interpolation, integration, ordinary and partial differential equations, fast Fourier transforms, and random number generators. The treatment is comprehensive yet concise, s
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Hardcover, 576 pages

Published
July 17th 2001
by McGraw-Hill Education
(first published December 1st 1996)

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The subtitle to Heath's book on numerical methods for scientific computing is "an Introductory Survey". This is almost an auto-review. Brevity is simultaneously the book's strength and its weakness.

*Scientific Computing*is not so much a comprehensive textbook as a collection of introductions to the central ideas of the most important, elementary numerical methods for linear algebra, calculus, differential equations and non-linear equations. As such it is a splendid work to turn to when you need ...more
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