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Mathematical sciences, technology, and economic competitiveness

Author: James Glimm; Phillip Griffiths; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Mathematical Sciences.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991.
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This book describes the contributions of mathematics to the nation's advanced technology and to economic competitiveness. Examples from five industries--aircraft, petroleum, automotive, semiconductor, and telecommunications--illustrate how mathematics enters into and improves industry. Mathematical Sciences, Technology, and Economic Competitiveness addresses these high-technology industries and breadth of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mathematical sciences, technology, and economic competitiveness.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991
(DLC) 91060253
(OCoLC)23748402
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Glimm; Phillip Griffiths; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Mathematical Sciences.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications.
ISBN: 0585143579 9780585143576
DOI: 10.17226/1786
OCLC Number: 44956089
Notes: Board chairman: Phillip A. Griffiths.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 114 pages) : illustrations, map, charts
Contents: Key American Industries --
Aircraft --
Semiconductors and Computers --
Petroleum --
Automobiles --
Telecommunications --
The Product Cycle --
Economic Planning --
Simulation and Design: Aircraft --
Design and Control of Complex Systems --
Machine Tools for Manufacturing --
Simulation and Production: Petroleum --
Statistical Quality Control and Improvement --
Manufacturing Process Control --
Sensor-Based Manufacturing --
Manufacturing Standards --
Production, Inventories, and Marketing --
Maintenance and Repair --
The Technology Base --
Technology Transfer --
Simulation and Computational Modeling --
Statistical Quality Improvement --
Differential Equations --
Optimization, Discrete, and Combinatorial Mathematics --
Statistical and Probabilistic Models --
Manpower, Education, and Training --
Findings and Recommendations.
Responsibility: edited by James G. Glimm ; Board on Mathematical Sciences, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council.

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