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Numerical C: Applied Computational Programming with Case Studies by Philip Joyce

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© Philip Joyce 2019
P. JoyceNumerical Chttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5064-8_1

1. Introduction to C

Philip Joyce1 
(1)
Goostrey, UK
 

The C programming language was created in the 1970s, yet it is still in extensive use today and is the basis of many other languages. For this reason I have used C as the language for the solution of the numerical problems demonstrated in this book.

The level of C used will be sufficient to solve the numerical problems here, but an appendix is included at the end of the book to show extensions that you may want to use in your solutions here or in your work with C in the future.

If you don’t already have a C development environment on your computer, you can download it, free of charge, from Microsoft. You can load their ...

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