Fortran 77 Training Course Outline

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                      Fortran 77 Language Programming


  This course presents the Fortran 77 language for programmers who 
  do not know Fortran.  The Fortran 77 language will addressed for 
  programmers who know C, Pascal, BASIC or some other high level language.
  The language syntax, structure, variable types, and usage will all be
  explained in detail.  It also discusses the f77 command linei and 


  o programming experience
  o Experience with appropriate OS commands


  5 days

  Skills addressed
  o Understand Fortran 77 language syntax 
  o Understand variable types
  o Understand arrays and memory use
  o Understand DO loops and IF-THEN-ELSE structures
  o Understand intrinsics and standard libraries
  o Understand f77 command line, specific to your hardware and software
  o Understand I/O structure, both formatted and unformatted
  o Understand compiler concepts and performance issues


  o Customer site on request


  o The length and contents of this course can be tailored to the
    individual needs of a customer site.

  Course Schedule

     Day 1
            Fortran 77 features
            Source Form
              - Language Elements
            Data Types and Usage
              - Integer, Real and Character types
              - Arithmetic, expressions and assignment
            Control Structures
              - DO loops
              - IF statements

     Day 2
            Data Types and Usage (continued)
              - Arrays
              - Character Strings
             Basic I/O Formats

     Day 3
             Character Handling
              - Subroutines
              - Functions
              - Intrinsic Procedures
             Complex and Logical types

     Day 4
             Multidimensional Arrays
             Global Data
              - Common Blocks
             Double Precision

     Day 5
             Input / Output
             Fortran 77 intrinsics and Libraries
              - Mixing Fortran77 and Other languages 

Suggested Book:
 Fortran 77 Programming - T. M. R. Ellis (2nd Ed.)  Addison Wesley,
  Wokingham, 1990, ISBN 0-201-41638-7
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