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Problem Solving And Program Design in C

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Edition:
6th
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9780321409911

ISBN10:
0321409914
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
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Addison Wesley
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Summary

For more than a decade, hundreds of thousands of students have acquired excellent programming skills by using Problem Solving and Program Design in C to learn programming fundamentals and the C programming language. This book remains a best-selling introductory programming text for beginners using the C programming language because it provides a structured approach to solving problems. To enhance students' learning experience, the book offers the right number and kind of pedagogical features, including end-of-section and end-of-chapter exercises, examples and case studies, syntax and program style display boxes, error discussions, and end-of-chapter projects. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Overview of Computers and Programming
Electronic Computers Then and Now
2(3)
Computer Hardware
5(8)
Computer Software
13(8)
The Software Development Method
21(4)
Applying the Software Development Method
25(8)
Case Study: Converting Miles to Kilometers
25(3)
Chapter Review
28(5)
Overview of C
33(62)
C Language Elements
34(7)
Variable Declarations and Data Types
41(4)
Executable Statements
45(10)
General Form of a C Program
55(3)
Arithmetic Expressions
58(14)
Case Study: Evaluating a Collection of Coins
67(5)
Formatting Numbers in Program Output
72(4)
Interactive Mode, Batch Mode, and Data Files
76(4)
Common Programming Errors
80(15)
Chapter Review
87(8)
Top-Down Design with Functions
95(50)
Building Programs from Existing Information
96(9)
Case Study: Finding the Area and Circumference of a Circle
97(3)
Case Study: Computing the Weight of a Batch of Flat Washers
100(5)
Library Functions
105(7)
Top-Down Design and Structure Charts
112(2)
Case Study: Drawing Simple Diagrams
112(2)
Functions without Arguments
114(11)
Functions with Input Arguments
125(11)
Common Programming Errors
136(9)
Chapter Review
136(9)
Selection Structures: if and switch Statements
145(64)
Control Structures
146(1)
Conditions
147(11)
The if Statement
158(4)
if Statements with Compound Statements
162(4)
Decision Steps in Algorithms
166(10)
Case Study: Water Bill Problem
166(10)
More Problem Solving
176(3)
Case Study: Water Bill with Conservation Requirements
177(2)
Nested if Statements and Multiple-Alternative Decisions
179(11)
The switch Statement
190(6)
Common Programming Errors
196(13)
Chapter Review
197(12)
Repetition and Loop Statements
209(70)
Repetition in Programs
210(2)
Counting Loops and the while Statement
212(4)
Computing a Sum or a Product in a Loop
216(6)
The for Statement
222(9)
Conditional Loops
231(7)
Loop Design
238(7)
Nested Loops
245(5)
The do-while Statement and Flag-Controlled Loops
250(4)
Problem Solving Illustrated
254(7)
Case Study: Collecting Area for Solar-Heated House
254(7)
How to Debug and Test Programs
261(3)
Common Programming Errors
264(15)
Chapter Review
266(13)
Modular Programming
279(50)
Functions with Simple Output Parameters
280(9)
Multiple Calls to a Function with Input/Output Parameters
289(7)
Scope of Names
296(2)
Formal Output Parameters as Actual Arguments
298(4)
A Program with Multiple Functions
302(10)
Case Study: Arithmetic with Common Fractions
303(9)
Debugging and Testing a Program System
312(3)
Common Programming Errors
315(14)
Chapter Review
316(13)
Simple Data Types
329(38)
Representation and Conversion of Numeric Types
330(7)
Representation and Conversion of Type char
337(3)
Enumerated Types
340(6)
Iterative Approximations
346(10)
Case Study: Bisection Method for Finding Roots
348(8)
Common Programming Errors
356(11)
Chapter Review
357(10)
Arrays
367(66)
Declaring and Referencing Arrays
368(4)
Array Subscripts
372(2)
Using for Loops for Sequential Access
374(6)
Using Array Elements as Function Arguments
380(3)
Array Arguments
383(14)
Searching and Sorting an Array
397(5)
Multidimensional Arrays
402(5)
Array Processing Illustrated
407(9)
Case Study: Analysis of Sales Data
408(8)
Common Programming Errors
416(17)
Chapter Review
418(15)
Strings
433(68)
String Basics
434(6)
String Library Functions: Assignment and Substrings
440(9)
Longer Strings: Concatenation and Whole-Line Input
449(5)
String Comparison
454(3)
Arrays of Pointers
457(6)
Character Operations
463(6)
String-to-Number and Number-to-String Conversions
469(7)
String Processing Illustrated
476(9)
Case Study: Text Editor
476(9)
Common Programming Errors
485(16)
Chapter Review
487(14)
Recursion
501(50)
The Nature of Recursion
502(5)
Tracing a Recursive Function
507(8)
Recursive Mathematical Functions
515(7)
Recursive Functions with Array and String Parameters
522(6)
Case Study: Finding Capital Letters in a String
522(3)
Case Study: Recursive Selection Sort
525(3)
Problem Solving with Recursion
528(9)
Case Study: Operations on Sets
529(8)
A Classic Case Study in Recursion: Towers of Hanoi
537(6)
Common Programming Errors
543(8)
Chapter Review
544(7)
Structure and Union Types
551(58)
User-Defined Structure Types
552(6)
Structure Type Data as Input and Output Parameters
558(6)
Functions Whose Result Values Are Structured
564(3)
Problem Solving with Structure Types
567(10)
Case Study: A User-Defined Type for Complex Numbers
568(9)
Parallel Arrays and Arrays of Structures
577(11)
Case Study: Universal Measurement Conversion
579(9)
Union Types (Optional)
588(7)
Common Programming Errors
595(14)
Chapter Review
595(14)
Text and Binary File Processing
609(40)
Input/Output Files: Review and Further Study
610(11)
Binary Files
621(7)
Searching a Database
628(10)
Case Study: Database Inquiry
628(10)
Common Programming Errors
638(11)
Chapter Review
639(10)
Programming in the Large
649(44)
Using Abstraction to Manage Complexity
650(3)
Personal Libraries: Header Files
653(5)
Personal Libraries: Implementation Files
658(3)
Storage Classes
661(6)
Modifying Functions for Inclusion in a Library
667(3)
Conditional Compilation
670(4)
Arguments to Function main
674(3)
Defining Macros with Parameters
677(5)
Common Programming Errors
682(11)
Chapter Review
683(10)
Dynamic Data Structures
693(66)
Pointers
694(4)
Dynamic Memory Allocation
698(7)
Linked Lists
705(6)
Linked List Operators
711(6)
Representing a Stack with a Linked List
717(4)
Representing a Queue with a Linked List
721(6)
Ordered Lists
727(12)
Case Study: Maintaining an Ordered List of Integers
728(11)
Binary Trees
739(11)
Common Programming Errors
750(9)
Chapter Review
750(9)
Multiprocessing Using Processes and Threads
759(52)
Multitasking
760(5)
Processes
765(7)
Interprocess Communications and Pipes
772(8)
Threads
780(11)
Threads Illustrated
791(13)
Case Study: The Producer/Consumer Model
791(13)
Common Programming Errors
804(7)
Chapter Review
805(6)
On to C++
811(62)
C++ Control Structures, Input/Output, and Functions
812(7)
C++ Support for Object-Oriented Programming
819(20)
Chapter Review
834(5)
Appendices
A. Character Sets
839(2)
B. Ansi C Standard Libraries
841(18)
C. C Operators
859(6)
D. More about Pointers
865(6)
E. Ansi C Reserved Words
871(2)
Answers 873(28)
Glossary 901(6)
Index 907


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