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The application of automatic differentiation to problems in engineering analysis. (English) Zbl 0842.73079
Summary: Automatic differentiation is a technique of computing the derivative of a function or a subroutine written in a higher-level language such as FORTRAN or C. Significant progress has been made in this field in the last few years. Here, we get a short exposition of automatic differentiation and demonstrate its applicability to several fields of engineering analysis.

74S30 Other numerical methods in solid mechanics (MSC2010)
76M25 Other numerical methods (fluid mechanics) (MSC2010)
65D25 Numerical differentiation
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