Symbolic Computation in Chemical Education

  • Don McLaughlin


The past two decades have witnessed revolutions in computing techniques used by students at all levels of science education. The slide rule has taken its place beside the abacus as a historical curiosity, and the electronic pocket calculator is now edging past the computing power of the first “giant electronic brains”. The end of the computer age is not yet in sight, and we are about to witness another equally impressive decade of developments which will most likely render today’s calculational methods obsolete.


Computer Algebra Symbolic Computation Symbol Manipulation Symbolic Algebra Electronic Structure Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Don McLaughlin
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  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentThe University of New MexicoUSA

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