Fortran is a general purpose
programming language, mainly intended for mathematical computations in science
applications . Fortran is an acronym for FORmula TRANslation, and
was originally capitalized as FORTRAN. This PDF covers the following topics
related to Fortran : What is Fortran?, Fortran basics, Variables, declarations,
and types, Expressions and assignment, Logical expressions, The if statements,
Loops, Arrays, Subprograms, Random numbers and Monte Carlo simulations, Simple
input and output, Format statements, File I/O, Common blocks, data and block
data, Debugging, Running Fortran on the Physics Department’s VAX
computer, A sample Fortran program for Lab.

**Author(s):** University of Utah

28**Pages**