Modern Fortran: Tricks of the Software Engineering Trade

Damian Rouson, Salvatore Filippone, Sameer Shende

April 15, 2018 Forthcoming by CRC Press
Reference - 350 Pages - 50 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138051911 - CAT# K33153
Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

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  • Covers parallel programming in Modern Fortran, including mixed Fortran/C/C++
  • Emphasizes object-oriented programming and object-oriented design patterns
  • Presents performance tuning and analysis
  • Includes open-source tools and libraries, including a free virtual machine
  • Provides extensive code examples and video tutorials online to augment the text


This book will introduce techniques and tools for software design, development, testing, and performance analysis for use in computational science. The book will emphasize object-oriented programming (OOP), object-oriented design patterns, and parallel programming in modern Fortran, including mixed Fortran/C/C++. Extensive code examples will be incorporated into the text and will also be available on GitHub with portable, automated build scripts for students to compile and execute. All examples will work with free, open-source software that will be packaged in a companion virtual machine. Several video tutorials will also be posted to augment the book with lectures.