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Numerical Methods

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no stars
Very poor value for money when comparing the depth of detail with the cost.
1 stars
An introduction to the subject, but not in an easy to read format. Another introductory book would be required to obtain an adequate foundation.
2 stars
An easy to understand introduction to the subject. However, another book would be required to obtain an in-depth knowledge of the subject.
3 stars
A detailed review of the subject, (e.g. code examples, sample forms...). However, it's not perfect. Depending on the subject matter, it could be written in a different format, enabling rapid retrieval of information; or if a language guide, the examples might be poorly laid out, or too simplistic, etc...
4 stars
A well written, detailed review of the subject. Always in use!

Computer Simulation of Flow and Heat Transfer
Ghoshdastidar, P. S. Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., Ltd. 1998
S$20.55
Introduction to Engineering Design Optimisation
Onwubiko, C. Prentice Hall P T R 2000
S$100.43
Numerical Methods for Engineers And Computer Scientists
Hultquist, P. F. The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Co. Inc. 1987
ISBN: 0-8053-4652-X  316 pages  Hardback
Numerical Recipes in C++ 2nd Ed
Press W.H. Cambridge University Press 2002
S$133.95
ISBN: 0-521-75033-4  971 pages  Hardback
Optimisation for Engineering Design
Deb, K. Prentice Hall of India Private Ltd. 1998
S$13.34

Note, listed prices are what I paid for the book, they may well have changed by now.