Errors Found in the Book

Book Title: An Introduction to Computational Physics
Author: Tao Pang
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Place: New York
Publication Date: September, 1997
ISBN's: 0-521-48143-0 (hardback); 0-521-48592-4 (paperback)
List Prices: \$110 (hardback); \$42.95 (paperback)
Other Info: 393 Pages; 7 x 10; 30 Line Diagrams; 5 Tables; 94 Exercises; Bibliography and Index
List of Errors:
1. Page 12, Line -11, "fi=0.07071" should be "fi=0.7071."
2. Page 17, Line 4, "C" should be at the first space.
3. Page 17, Line -5, Eq. (2.17) should be Delta+ij=fi...j-fi+1...j.
4. Page 17, Line -4, Eq. (2.18) should be Delta-ij=fi...j-fi...j-1.
5. Page 18, Line 2, Eq. (2.19) should be Delta+ij=(xj-x)(Delta+ ij-1-Delta-i+1j)/(xj -xi).
6. Page 18, Line 3, Eq. (2.20) should be Delta-ij=(xi-x)(Delta+ ij-1-Delta-i+1j)/(xj -xi).
7. Page 20, Eq. (2.29) should be hk =< xuk|uk-1 >/< uk-1|uk-1> . Corresponding changes in the subroutine PFIT can be found in the program listings under Program 2.2.
8. Page 41, a term "+U(r)" is missing on the right side of Eq. (2.67).
9. Page 46, Line 18, "a = 77" should be "a = 75".
10. Page 47, Line -10, "RANF( )" should be "RANF".
11. Page 48, Line -12, "REF( )" should be "REF(0)".
12. Page 53, Exercise 2.4, the coefficient in front of x10 should be -0.0039444.
13. Page 53, "Delta2" should be just "Delta" to be consistent with the notation used in the text.
14. Page 62, Eq. (3.28) should be " y(t+tau) =(k1 +2k2+2k3+k4)/6. "
15. Page 73, Line 11, "G2 = -PI*PI(Y1+1.0)/4.0" should be "G2 = -PI*PI*(Y1+1.0)/4.0".
16. Page 82, Line -9, "n=3" should be "n=2".
17. Page 89, Eq. (4.10), "(r2+r3-ra)" should be "(r2+r3+ra)".
18. Page 93, Line 3, "Mjj" should be "Mii".
19. Page 94, Line 17, "i< j" should be "i> j".
20. Page 100, Line 17, "C" should be removed and an asterisk (*) should be added at the sixth space.
21. Page 100, Line -3, the asterisk (*) should be at the sixth space.
22. Page 102, in Eq. (4.42), Lij in the denominator should be Lii.
23. Page 119, Eq. (4.121), the first term should be positive.
24. Page 130, Eq. (5.17), the exponent should have been divided by N.
25. Page 135, Line -11, the "`" should be "'".
26. Page 140, Line 6, "200" should be "250".
27. Page 167, in Eq. (6.51), "ci" should be "ci-1".
28. Page 167, in Eq. (6.52), "vi" should be "vi-1".
29. Page 167, in Eq. (6.56), "vi" should be "vi-1".
30. Page 168, in Eq. (6.58), "vi" should be "vi-1".
31. Page 168, a line "F0 = 200.0" should be added to the end of the page after the line "G = 9.8".
32. Page 169, Line -11, "B(I)-Y(I-1)" should be "B(I)+Y(I-1)".
33. Page 170, Fig. 6.1 is inaccurate. For an updated figure in PostScript file, click Fig. 6.1 here.
34. Page 172, Lines 9 and 10, "D" should be "DN".
35. Page 181, Lines -3, "106" should be "10-6".
36. Page 183, A line, "* +C0*(4.0*X(I-1,1)-X(I-1,2))/3.0", is missing bellow the line "G(1)=A0*X(I-1,1)". See Program 6.4.
37. Page 184, Fig. 6.3 contains some is inaccurate. For an updated figure in PostScript file, click Fig. 6.3 here.
38. Page 189, Equation (7.21), "S(k)" should be "S(k)-1".
39. Page 198, Line -2, "\CSEED\" should be "/CSEED/".
40. Page 224, Line -5, "XD" should be "XI".
41. Page 277, Eq. (9.109), "- VR(t)" should be "+V(R)".
42. Page 277, Eq. (9.111), "+ tau V(R)" should be "-tau V(R)" and "3N(M+1)/2" should be "3N/2".
43. Page 278, Eq. (9.114), "3N(M+1)/2" should be "3N/2".
44. Page 319, Lines -3 and -2, the minimum of the function should be -0.750063 at x=0.107627 and y=-1.22326.