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The aims of this chapter are to look at the facilities found in Fortran provided by modules, in particular.

  • The use of a module to aid in the consistent definition of precision throughout a program and subprograms.

  • The use of modules for global data.

  • The use of modules for derived data types.

  • Modules containing procedures

  • A module for timing programs

  • Public, private and protected attributes

  • The use statement and its extensions

Common sense is the best distributed commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.

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Chivers, I., Sleightholme, J. (2018). Modules. In: Introduction to Programming with Fortran. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75502-1_21

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