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This is a clear, concise introduction to problem solving and the C++ programming language. The authors’ proven five-step problem solving methodology is presented and then incorporated in every chapter of the text. Uses outstanding engineering and scientific applications throughout; all applications are centered around the theme of engineering challenges in the 21st century. Includes major revisions to bring the material up to date, such as new coverage of file streams, includinga discussion of the stream class hierarchy and a discussion of stream state flags; numerous new tables and programming examples aid in error checking. A useful reference for engineers at national labs who want to make the transition from C to C++.
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Engineering Problem Solving with C++
Second Edition Delores M. Etter - Jeanine A. Ingber
Thoroughly updated for today's new challenges, this is the most complete, accessible introduction to engineering problem solving with ANSI C++, incorporating a clear writing style and a well-illustrated introduction to procedural, and object-oriented, problem solutions.
Delores M. Etter and Jeanine A. Ingber introduce an easy-to-use, five-step methodology for engineering problem solving. Readers learn how to state problems clearly; describe the required I/O; work simplified hand examples; develop appropriate algorithms and convert them to C++ programs; and finally, test problem solutions with diverse data sets.
Etter and Ingber introduce basic C++ features that support all facets of engineering problem solving, including data types, control structures, file streams, arrays, functions, pointers, dynamic data structures, and the use of pre-defined functions and classes provided in the Standard C++ Library. Additional C++ features that support generic programming, data abstraction, and object-oriented problem solutions are introduced in later chapters, including function templates, class templates, iterators, inheritance, virtual methods, and UML diagrams. The authors also present powerful top-down design and stepwise refinement techniques utilizing decomposition outlines, pseudocode, and flowcharts.
Readers can practice new skills with four types of exercises that are used throughout the text, including Practice! exercises, Modify! exercises, Exam Practice! exercises, and an extensive collection of Programming Problems provided at the end of every chapter. The authors also demonstrate their methodology in Problem Solving Applied sections included in every chapter of the text. Problem Solving Applied Problems focus on current Engineering Challenges, presented at the beginning of each chapter.
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About the Authors
Dr. Delores M. Etter has been widely recognized for her innovative textbooks in problem solving for engineering and science students. She has been a member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty at the United States Naval Academy, the University of Colorado, Boulder, and the University of New Mexico. Dr. Etter is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of IEEE, AAAS, and ASEE.
Jeanine A. Ingber is an independent training consultant who works extensively with Sandia National Labs. She has held faculty positions at Iowa State University and the University of New Mexico and has recieved numerous teaching honors.
About the Author:
Dr. Delores M. Etter, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, leads R&D and acquisition throughout the U.S. Navy. She is the first United States Naval Academy faculty member to hold the Office of Naval Research Distinguished Chair in Science and Technology. Dr. Etter is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a fellow of IEEE, AAAS, and ASEE.
Jeanine Ingber was educated at the University of Michigan where she completed a Master’s Degree in Computer Aided Design Engineering. She held faculty positions at Iowa State University and the University of New Mexico, and has been honored in three separate editions of Who’s Who Among American Teachers. Jeanine is currently the owner of IngberConsulting.com and works as a computer consultant and technical trainer offering short courses in C, C++, Java, and Object Oriented Design using UML.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0136011756
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110136011756