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Introduction to systems analysis : mathematically modeling natural systems

Author: Dieter M Imboden; Stefan Pfenninger; Nikolas Stürchler
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
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This book builds an understanding of what systems are and how they can be described mathematically. In the context of natural science, this knowledge is of great importance. The intended audience are students in applied sciences such as earth and environmental science, geoecology, environmental chemistry and forestry. The focus is on the methods of modeling, with the aim to let readers develop models of their own as  Read more...
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Imboden, Dieter M., 1943-
Introduction to systems analysis.
Berlin ; London : Springer, 2012
(OCoLC)819521772
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dieter M Imboden; Stefan Pfenninger; Nikolas Stürchler
ISBN: 9783642306396 364230639X
OCLC Number: 822966057
Description: 1 online resource : ill.
Contents: Introduction --
Mathematical Models: A First Look --
Static Models --
Linear Models with One Variable --
Linear Models with Several Variables --
Nonlinear Models --
Time-Discrete Models --
Models in Time and Space --
.Appendices --
List of symbols --
Dimensions and units --
Formulary --
Eigenvalues --
Time-dependent diffusion equation.
Responsibility: Dieter M. Imboden, Stefan Pfenninger ; cartoons by Nikolas Stürchler.

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