Computational Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science Using Python
  • Release Date : 27 October 2017
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 460 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128123713
  • ISBN 10 : 0128123710
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Synopsis : Computational Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science Using Python written by Ryan McClarren, published by Academic Press which was released on 27 October 2017. Download Computational Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science Using Python Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Computational Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science Using Python provides the necessary knowledge users need to embed more modern computing techniques into current practices, while also helping practitioners replace Fortran-based implementations with higher level languages. The book is especially unique in the market with its implementation of Python into nuclear engineering methods, seeking to do so by first teaching the basics of Python, then going through different techniques to solve systems of equations, and finally applying that knowledge to solve problems specific to nuclear engineering. Along with examples of code and end-of-chapter problems, the book is an asset to novice programmers in nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, teaching them how to analyze complex systems using modern computational techniques. For decades, the paradigm in engineering education, in particular, nuclear engineering, has been to teach Fortran along with numerical methods for solving engineering problems. This has been slowly changing as new codes have been written utilizing modern languages, such as Python, thus resulting in a greater need for the development of more modern computational skills and techniques in nuclear engineering. Offers numerical methods as a tool to solve specific problems in nuclear engineering Provides examples on how to simulate different problems and produce graphs using Python Supplies accompanying codes and data on a companion website, along with solutions to end-of-chapter problems