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Scientist's and Engineer's Guide to Workstations and Supercomputers : Coping with UNIX, RISC, Vectors, and Programming

Scientist's and Engineer's Guide to Workstations and Supercomputers : Coping with UNIX, RISC, Vectors, and Programming - 92 edition

Scientist's and Engineer's Guide to Workstations and Supercomputers : Coping with UNIX, RISC, Vectors, and Programming - 92 edition

ISBN13: 9780471532712

ISBN10: 0471532711

Scientist
Edition: 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1992
International: No
Scientist

ISBN13: 9780471532712

ISBN10: 0471532711

Edition: 92

Summary

Learn UNIX and its set-up, hardware, software and communications. Delineates the techniques and tools needed to use UNIX workstations to conduct scientific and engineering analyses. Assists in writing and organizing files and programs as well as in their running, debugging and visualizing the results of scientific programs. Discusses programming vector and parallel supercomputers. Addresses a variety of UNIX's versions and computer manufacturers, and notes differences.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

GETTING STARTED.

Getting Friendly with Unix.
Workstation Setup and Use.
Computer-Computer Interactions.
Looking Through X Windows.

TOOLS.

Introduction to Graphics and Visualization.
Scientific Graphical Tools.
Using Fortran and C with Unix.
Different Compilers and Their Options.
Unix Tools and Tips.

TECHNIQUES FOR POWER USERS.

Scientific Programming Hints.
RISC and Supercomputer Architectures.
Programming for RISC and Vector.
Parallel Computing.
Future Scientific Computing.


Appendices
References
Index

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