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System Theory

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  • Simplexityby Jeffrey Kluger

    Hyperion 2008; US$ 24.66

    Why are the instruction manuals for cell phones incomprehensible? Why is a truck driver's job as hard as a CEO's? How can 10 percent of every medical dollar cure 90 percent of the world's disease? Why do bad teams win so many games? Complexity, as any scientist will tell you, is a slippery idea. Things that seem complicated can be astoundingly... more...

  • Simplexityby Jeffrey Kluger

    Hyperion 2008; Not Available

    Why are the instruction manuals for cell phones incomprehensible? Why is a truck driver's job as hard as a CEO's? How can 10 percent of every medical dollar cure 90 percent of the world's disease? Why do bad teams win so many games? Complexity, as any scientist will tell you, is a slippery idea. Things that seem complicated can be astoundingly... more...

  • Automating with STEP 7 in STL and SCLby Hans Berger

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    SIMATIC is the worldwide established automation system for implementing industrial control systems for machines, manufacturing plants and industrial processes. Relevant open-loop and closed-loop control tasks are formulated in various programming languages with the programming software STEP 7. Now in its sixth edition, this book gives an introduction... more...

  • Automating with STEP 7 in LAD and FBDby Hans Berger

    Wiley 2014; US$ 95.00

    SIMATIC is the worldwide established automation system for implementing industrial control systems for machines, manufacturing plants and industrial processes. Relevant open-loop and closed-loop control tasks are formulated in various programming languages with the engineering software STEP 7. Ladder diagram (LAD) and function block diagram (FBD)... more...

  • Robust Optimization-Directed Designby Andrew J. Kurdila; Panos M. Pardalos; Michael Zabarankin

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 129.00

    Robust design is the often unpleasant issue crucial in much multidisciplinary optimal design work. There is enormous practical interest in strategies for applying optimization tools to the development of robust solutions and designs in several areas. This book contains contributions that explore these different strategies. more...

  • Synchronization in Oscillatory Networksby Grigory V. Osipov; Jürgen Kurths; Changsong Zhou

    Springer 2007; US$ 109.00

    This work systematically investigates a large number of oscillatory network configurations that are able to describe many real systems such as electric power grids, lasers or even the heart muscle, to name but a few. The book is conceived as an introduction to the field for graduate students in physics and applied mathematics as well as being a compendium... more...

  • Thinking in Complexityby Klaus Mainzer

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.95

    This new edition also treats smart materials and artificial life. A new chapter on information and computational dynamics takes up many recent discussions in the community. more...

  • Branchesby Philip Ball

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 21.99

    As part of a trilogy of books exploring the science of patterns in nature, acclaimed science writer Philip Ball here looks at the form and growth of branching networks in the natural world, and what we can learn from them.Many patterns in nature show a branching form - trees, river deltas, blood vessels, lightning, the cracks that form in the glazing... more...

  • Flowby Philip Ball

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 17.99

    From the swirl of a wisp of smoke to eddies in rivers, and the huge persistent storm system that is the Great Spot on Jupiter, we see similar forms and patterns wherever there is flow - whether the movement of wind, water, sand, or flocks of birds. It is the complex dynamics of flow that structures our atmosphere, land, and oceans.Part of a trilogy... more...

  • Complexityby Melanie Mitchell

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 16.99

    What enables individually simple insects like ants to act with such precision and purpose as a group? How do trillions of individual neurons produce something as extraordinarily complex as consciousness? What is it that guides self-organizing structures like the immune system, the World Wide Web, the global economy, and the human genome? These are... more...