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September/October 98

September/October 1997 Table of Contents


Volume 12, Number 5


TRENDS AND VIEWPOINT


403 FROM THE EDITOR
New Magazine Will Replace Computers in Physics
405 COMMENT
Moore for Your Money at SC98
Dennis Duke
406 INTERVIEW
Stephen Louie: From Nanocomputers to the Earth's Core
David I. Lewin
408 NEWS
Preview of SC98; Ten Years Ago: Sep/Oct 1988
411 LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Reader Studies Chaotic Pendulum Problem
412 FROM THE CIP JOURNAL SECTION  
512 INTERACTIVE READER SERVICE

GUIDE TO THE INTERNET


413 WEB MECHANICS
Creating Interactive Multimedia Simulations Without Programming
Chandima Cumaranatunge
422 CIP WEBSITE
Complete Online Index of CIP
423 Parallel Processing Using Linux Mark Becker
INTERNET GOLDMINE

EDUCATION AND RESEARCH


424 FEATURE: PHYSICS OF FLUIDS
Physics of Fluids at Low Reynolds Numbers--A Molecular Approach
Joel Koplik and Jayanth R. Banavar
PDF Version
432 COMPUTERS IN EDUCATION
Electric-Field Mapping Revisited
Richard A. Young
440 COMPUTER SIMULATIONS
Simulations of Liquid Crystals
Jeffrey Billeter and Robert Pelcovits Source Code
449 BOOK REVIEWS
Simulations for Solid State Physics
Robert H. Silsbee and Jörg Dräger;
The Beginner's Gide to Mathematica Version 3
Jerry Glynn and Theodore Gray
Roger W. Rollins and Daniel P. Snowman

TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGY


453 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING
The POOMA Framework
John V. W. Reynders III and Julian C. Cummings
460 PRODUCT REVIEW MATCOM Integrates MATLAB Resources Into Standalone Applications
Luis Augusto Consularo and Luciano da Fontoura Costa
463 NEW PRODUCTS

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL SECTION


466 Guidelines for Submissions
467 Higher-order variable-step algorithms adapted to the accurate numerical integration of perturbed oscillators
Jesús Vigo-Aguiar and José M. Ferrándiz
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168717
471 Numerical simulations of an atomic beam focused by an optical potential
T. Kidan, Joan Adler, and A. Ron
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168718
478 Dielectric breakdown in a simplified parallel model
Howland A. Fowler, Judith E. Devaney, John G. Hagedorn, and Francis E. Sullivan
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168738
488 Group theory (symmetries) in a computer game
Tarun Biswas
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168719
493 Distributed run-time visualzation and solution steering of parallel flow simulations
S. A. Williams, M. L. Sawley, and D. Cobut
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168720
503 Laplace flow near an ellipsoidal conductor
M. G. Trefry and L. R. Townley
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168721


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