A Monte Carlo Primer: A Practical Approach to Radiation by Stephen A. Dupree,Stanley K. Fraley

By Stephen A. Dupree,Stanley K. Fraley

The mathematical means of Monte Carlo, as utilized to the shipping of sub-atomic debris, has been defined in different stories and books seeing that its formal improvement within the Forties. every one of these educational efforts were directed both on the mathematical foundation of the method or at its sensible program as embodied within the numerous huge, formal machine codes on hand for appearing Monte Carlo delivery calculations. This booklet makes an attempt to fill what seems to be a niche during this Monte Carlo literature among the maths and the software program. therefore, whereas the mathematical foundation for Monte Carlo shipping is roofed in a few element, emphasis is put on the applying of the strategy to the answer of useful radiation delivery difficulties. this can be performed through the use of the computer because the easy instructing device. This e-book assumes the reader has a data of fundamental calculus, neutron shipping conception, and Fortran programming. It additionally assumes the reader has on hand a computer with a Fortran compiler. Any workstation of average measurement could be enough to breed the examples or remedy the routines contained herein. The authors think it is vital for the reader to execute those examples and routines, and by means of doing so as to develop into finished at getting ready applicable software program for fixing radiation delivery difficulties utilizing Monte Carlo. The step from the software program defined during this ebook to using construction Monte Carlo codes may be straightforward.

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