SRJC Course Outlines

4/18/2024 8:06:48 PMMATH 36 Course Outline as of Spring 2008

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  MATH 36Title:  FORTRAN PROGRAM-SCI  
Full Title:  FORTRAN Programming for Science
Last Reviewed:2/25/1999

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR3.00 Contact DHR52.50
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  MATH 17

Catalog Description:
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The solution of mathematical, scientific and engineering problems using the FORTRAN language. Emphasis on structured programming, including documentation, formatted input/output, control statements, arrays and subprograms.  

MATH 27 (formerly MATH 57).

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Recommended: Previous programming course or experience. Programming in the FORTRAN language for mathematics, science and engineering.  
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:MATH 27 (formerly MATH 57).
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 B4Math/Quantitative ReasoningFall 1981Spring 2008
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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To be successful, students should be able to:
1.  Use FORTRAN arithmetic statements, including integer, real, complex,
   character and logical variables and expressions.
2.  Perform FORTRAN arithmetic with intrinsic functions, operations,
   precedence and mixed modes
3.  Use control statements:  DO, IF, WHILE, and CASE.
4.  Use input and output statements to create and access data files.
5.  Use subscripted variables, arrays, with single and multiple
6.  Create and use subprograms which include parameter passing and the
   COMMON statement.
7.  Write computer programs in FORTRAN to solve problems in mathematics
   and science.  Program topics may be drawn from:  algebraic and
   transcendental equation solutions, analytic geometry, statics,
   empirical probability simulation, and computations of numerical
   sequences and series.  

Topics and Scope
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1.  The Fortran Language.
    Some history, hierarchy of languages, programming techniques
    (including sequencing, selection, and repetition), internal and
    external documentation.
2.  Arithmetic Statements.
    Integer, real, complex, character, and logical variables and
    expressions, intrinsic functions, operations, precedence, and mixed
3.  Control Statements.
    DO, IF, WHILE, and CASE.
4.  Input and Output.
    Formatted and unformatted I/O (including field descriptors, I, F,
    E, and A.), implied DO and DATA statements, creating and accessing
5.  Subprograms.
    Functions and subroutines (including parameter passing and the
    COMMON statement).
6.  Subscripted Variables.
    Arrays, single and multiple subscripts.
7.  Problem Solving.
    Programs selected from mathematics, science, and engineering
    applications utilizing the techniques of soring, searching,
    simulation, recursion, and iteration.  

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1.  The student will have daily outside reading, programming assignments,
   problem set assignments from required text(s), or instructor chosen
   supplementary materials.
2.  Instructional methodology may include, but not limited to: lecture,
   demonstrations, oral recitation, discussion, supervised practice,
   independent study, outside project or other assignments.  

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
50 - 75%
Lab reports, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 25%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 25%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 15%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Text(s) required of each student will be selected by the department,
a committee of the department, or the responsible instructor from the
books currently available. Choices in the past have included:
 An Introduction to Fortran 90 for Scientific Computing (2nd) by Ortega
 Saunders Publishing, 1998.
 Introduction to Computing for Engineers,(3rd) by Mayo/Cwiakawa,
 McGraw Hill, 1997.  

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