Title:

Numerical methods for scientists and engineers

Author:

Hamming, R. W. (Richard Wesley), 1915-1998.

Personal Author:

Edition:

Second edition.

Publication Information:

New York : McGraw-Hill [1973]

Physical Description:

ix, 721 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Language:

English

Subject Term:

ISBN:

9780070258877

Format :

Book

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### Summary

### Summary

This inexpensive paperback edition of a groundbreaking text stresses frequency approach in coverage of algorithms, polynomial approximation, Fourier approximation, exponential approximation, other topics. Revised and enlarged 2nd edition.

### Table of Contents

Preface |

I Fundamentals and Algorithms |

1 An Essay on Numerical Methods |

2 Numbers |

3 Function Evaluation |

4 Real Zeros |

5 Complex Zeros |

*6 Zeros of Polynomials |

7 Linear Equations and Matrix Inversion |

*8 Random Numbers |

9 The Difference Calculus |

10 Roundoff |

*11 The Summation Calculus |

*12 Infinite Series |

13 Difference Equations |

II Polynomial Approximation-Classical Theory |

14 Polynomial Interpolation |

15 Formulas Using Function Values |

16 Error Terms |

17 Formulas Using Derivatives |

18 Formulas Using Differences |

*19 Formulas Using the Sample Points as Parameters |

20 Composite Formulas |

21 Indefinite Integrals-Feedback |

22 Introduction to Differential Equations |

23 A General Theory of Predictor-Corrector Methods |

24 Special Methods of Integrating Ordinary Differential Equations |

25 Least Squares: Practice Theory |

26 Orthogonal Functions |

27 Least Squares: Practice |

28 Chebyshev Approximation: Theory |

29 Chebyshev Approximation: Practice |

*30 Rational Function Approximation |

III Fournier Approximation-Modern Theory |

31 Fourier Series: Periodic Functions |

32 Convergence of Fourier Series |

33 The Fast Fourier Transform |

34 The Fourier Integral: Nonperiodic Functions |

35 A Second Look at Polynomial Approximation-Filters |

*36 Integrals and Differential Equations |

*37 Design of Digital Filters |

*38 Quantization of Signals |

IV Exponential Approximation |

39 Sums of Exponentials |

*40 The Laplace Transform |

*41 Simulation and the Method of Zeros and Poles |

V Miscellaneous |

42 Approximations to Singularities |

43 Optimization |

44 Linear Independence |

45 Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of Hermitian Matrices |

N + 1 The Art of Computing for Scientists and Engineers |

Index |

*Starred sections may be omitted |