|Course Fortran (1)
Großer Seminarraum (big seminar-room),
HLRS (Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart),
||2013, Monday Mar. 4, 8:30 - Friday Mar. 8, 15:30
(modified on Dec. 3, 2012: course moved from Mar. 11-15 to Mar. 4-8)
Course: Mon.-Thu. 8:30 - 18:00, Fri. 8:30 - 15:30
Local registration: On Monday 8:30 - 9:00
||Fortran for Scientific Computing
This course is dedicated for scientists and students
to learn (sequential) programming with Fortran
of scientific applications.
The course teaches newest Fortran standards.
Hands-on sessions will allow users
to immediately test and understand the language constructs.
This workshop provides scientific training in Computational Science,
and in addition, the scientific exchange of the participants among themselves.
Fortran syntax overview
- Basics - Program units - Dynamic data - IO
Obsolete features of Fortran
Multiple source files
Optimisation of single processor performance
Features of Fortran 2003 and 2008
Fortran Development Live Environment (FonDLE)
GRS, RWTH Aachen
Academic participants (i.e., members of universities or public research institutions) from Europe or PRACE countries:
Please apply through the
PATC web page.
All other participants (not from academia, or from outside Europe),
please apply through this
online registration form.
Course number is 2013-FTN-1.
||for registration is Feb. 3, 2013
|| Members of German universities and public research institutes: none,
Members of universities and public research institutes within Europe or PRACE: none
Members of other universities and public research institutes: 120 EUR
Others: 400 EUR (includes food and drink at coffee breaks,
will be collected on the first day of the course,
|| Familiarity with Linux and Linux editors is recommended.
Basics/principles of programming (in any language).
Basic mathematics (integration and differentiation).
HLRS is part of the
Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS), which is one of the six
PRACE Advanced Training Centres (PATCs) that started in
The mandate for the PATCs is as follows:
"The PRACE Advanced Training Centres will serve as European hubs of advanced,
world-class training for researchers working in the computational sciences."
This course is a PATC course, see also the PRACE Training
For participants from public research institutions in PRACE countries,
the course fee is sponsored through the PRACE PATC program.
|Literature and textbooks
||Participants will receive a free copy of the slides.
Recommended book: Michael Metcalf, John Reid, Malcom Cohen,"Fortran 95/2003 explained".
Well readable introduction in German: Günter Schmitt, "Fortran 90 Kurs".
The RRZN Handbook "Fortran 95" is sold at the course (or by RUS): 10 Euro.
At the first or second evening we schedule a short guided walk through the city
followed by a dinner Stuttgart's first restaurant-brewery,
the "Calwer Eck" (Swabian restaurant).
On Wednesday, we plan to organize a visit in our 3-D visualization CAVE.
At (Tuesday or) Thursday, a visit of the exhibition of contemporary art in the "New States Gallery"
is recommended (opened until 8pm).
Also fun is a visit of Stuttgart's TV-tower in the evening.
It is the first tower build of concrete in the world, and also the first TV tower in the world.
If you arrive already on Sunday morning, you may visit the world class
All social events are on a self paying basis, i.e., not part of any course fees.
We would be happy if you can join these events.
HLRS address and
The next public transport stations are:
"Universität, Stuttgart" (S-Bahn station, 15 min on foot) and
(Bus station, 4 min on foot to HLRS,
bus lines 84, 92, 746, 747, 748, but not 82!
from S-Bahn station "Universität, Stuttgart" and
bus line 81 from S-Bahn station "Stuttgart-Vaihingen").
HLRS accomodation-info and
additional hotel list.
Private Bed&Breakfast is also available (might be cheaper than the hotels),
A DJH youth hostel
is also available.
Online-Stadtplan des Stadtmessungsamtes Stuttgart or
phone 0711 685 65828,
phone 0711 685 65530,
|Pictures from 2007FTN (Feb.)
| Cancelation policy
|| If you cannot come to the course, please
send an email to the organizer as soon as possible.
This would allow us to accept additional participants
from the waiting-list. There is no cancelation fee.
Registered persons that do not cancel and do not show up without any
reasons are blocked for the next year on any of our workshops
(because it is too expensive to produce unused copies of the slides
|| maximum of 50 participants in Stuttgart
(according to the seats in the rooms).
|| Each participant will get a paper copy of all slides.