CHAPTER

11

Structures

11.1 Structures and Structure Variables

11.2 Manipulation of Structures

11.3 Structures and Functions

11.4 Nested and Self-Referential Structures

11.5 Union and Enumeration Data Types

11.6 Sample Programs

Chapter Summary

Exercises

Objectives

A structure is a derived data type designed to group variables of different data types that are related as a unit called a record.

A structure in C is a derived data type derived from the built-in basic data types int, float, double, and char, and the derived data types: arrays, strings, and pointers. A structure data type groups related data items of different data types to form a cohesive unit called a record. In many engineering and scientific applications there are data records ...

Get C Programming for Scientists and Engineers with Applications now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.