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Mechanics and uncertainty

Author: Maurice Lemaire
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2014.
Series: Mechanical engineering and solid mechanics series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Science is a quest for certainty, but lack of certainty is the driving force behind all of its endeavors. This book, specifically, examines the uncertainty of technological and industrial science. Uncertainty and Mechanics studies the concepts of mechanical design in an uncertain setting and explains engineering techniques for inventing cost-effective products. Though it references practical applications, this is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lemaire, Maurice.
Mechanics and Uncertainty.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2014
(OCoLC)880668180
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Lemaire
ISBN: 9781118931035 1118931033 1306892643 9781306892643
OCLC Number: 878263199
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 169 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Understanding Uncertainty / Maurice Lemaire --
Modeling Uncertainty / Maurice Lemaire --
Decision Support Under Uncertainty / Maurice Lemaire.
Series Title: Mechanical engineering and solid mechanics series.
Responsibility: Maurice Lemaire.

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Science is a quest for certainty, but lack of certainty is the driving force behind all of its endeavors. This book, specifically, examines the uncertainty of technological and industrial science.  Read more...

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