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Modern Fortran Explained: Incorporating Fortran 2018

Michael Metcalf, John Reid, and Malcolm Cohen


Fortran marches on, remaining one of the principal programming languages used in high-performance scientific, numerical, and engineering computing. A series of significant revisions to the standard versions of the language have progressively enhanced its capabilities, and the latest standard—Fortran 2018—includes many additions and improvements. This second edition of Modern Fortran Explained expands on the first. Given the release of updated versions of Fortran compilers, the separate descriptions of Fortran 2003 and Fortran 2008 have been incorporated into the main text, which thereby become ... More

Keywords: Fortran 2008, Fortran 2018, C interoperability, parallel programming, object-oriented, programming, scientific programming, engineering computing, numerical computing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198811893
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198811893.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Metcalf, author
Formerly of CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

John Reid, author
Numerical Analyst, JKR Associates, Oxfordshire

Malcolm Cohen, author
Principal technical consultant, The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd, Oxford, U.K.