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- World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 87.00
Physical science and technology (engineering) are fundamentally linked by the possibility of predictions: science tests itself and grows by making and checking predictions; technology relies on predictions and thus furthers the growth of the associated science. The political science of international relations is similarly associated with the “technology”... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 163.00
Ocean structures, including ships, boats, piers, docks, rigs and platforms, are subject to fair weather wind and waves, as well as violent storms. A scientific analysis of these structures, under varying conditions, requires a mix of civil engineering, physics and applied mathematics. Chapters by experts in these fields are presented which explore... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 153.00
This book focuses on the successes and difficulties of nonlinear studies, particularly in the areas of Mind Sciences. It atttempts to answer the following questions: is an interdisciplinary contamination of complexity studies in different disciplines useful? Does this contamination originate in a transdisciplinary toolbox of methods and models which... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 172.00
This book contains a systematic study of ecological communities of two or three interacting populations. Starting from the Lotka–Volterra system, various regulating factors are considered, such as rates of birth and death, predation and competition. The different factors can have a stabilizing or a destabilizing effect on the community, and... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 141.00
In this invaluable book, macroscopic irreversible thermodynamics is presented in its realm and its splendor by appealing to the notion of internal variables of state. This applies to both fluids and solids with or without microstructures of mechanical or electromagnetic origin. This unmatched richness of essentially nonlinear behaviors is the result... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 193.00
This book focuses on the interactions between discrete and geometric dynamical systems, and between dynamical systems and theoretical physics and computer science. Accordingly, the contributions revolve around two main topics: (1) interaction between geometric and symbolic systems, with emphasis on tiling problems for quasicrystals, substitutions and... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 127.00
Chaos control has become a fast-developing interdisciplinary research field in recent years. This book is for engineers and applied scientists who want to have a broad understanding of the emerging field of chaos control. It describes fundamental concepts, outlines representative techniques, provides case studies, and highlights recent developments,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 190.00
This book deals with the dynamics of mechanical systems in presence of impact and friction. The contributors are an international group of engineers and scientists from industrial and academic institutions of more than 23 countries around the world concerned with the modeling, analysis, measurement and control of nonsmooth mechanical structures. Contact... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 229.00
Rapid developments in nonlinear dynamics and chaos theory have led to publication of many valuable monographs and books. However, most of these texts are devoted to the classical nonlinear dynamics systems, for example the Duffing or van der Pol oscillators, and either neglect or refer only briefly to systems with motion-dependent discontinuities.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 27.00
A young scholar tells the story of the physicists and mathematicians who created the models that have become the basis of modern finance and argues that these models are the solution to?not the source of?our current economic woes. more...