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The essence of chaos.

Author: Edward N Lorenz
Publisher: UCL Pr., Mar1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The study of chaotic systems has become a major scientific pursuit, shedding light on the apparently random behaviour observed in fields as diverse as climatology and mechanics. This book presents  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward N Lorenz
ISBN: 1857284542 9781857284546
OCLC Number: 60224893
Target Audience: Available from ASKEWS: Readership guide: AN.
Description: [1 volume]
Contents: Preface; 1. Glimpses of Chaos 2. It Only Looks Random 3. Pinballs and Butterflies 4. It Ain't Got Rhythm 5. Zeroing in on Chaos 6. A Journey Into Chaos 7. Chaos in Action 8. The Heart of Chaos 9. Chaos of Another Species 10. In and Out of Chaos 11.Our Chaotic Weather 12. Prediction: A Tale of Two Fluids 13. Meteorology: Two Tales of One Fluid 14. The Unperformable Experiment 15. Voices from Dishpans 16. The Five-Million Variable Dynamic System 17. The Consequences 18. Encounters With Chaos: Prologue 19. Recognition 20. In Limbo 21. Searching 22. The Strange Attractor 23. The Ubiquity of Chaos 24. Make Your Own Chaos 25. Is Randomness Chaos? 26. What Else is Chaos? 27. Nonlinearity 28. Complexity 29. Fractality 30. Appendices: The Butterfly Effect; Mathematical Excursions; A Brief Dynamical Systems Glossary; Bibliography; Index

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