Principles of Mathematical Modeling

Title

Principles of Mathematical Modeling

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Description

The first half of the book begins with a clearly defined set of modeling principles, and then introduces a set of foundational tools including dimensional analysis, scaling techniques, and approximation and validation techniques. The second half demonstrates the latest applications for these tools to a broad variety of subjects, including exponential growth and decay in fields ranging from biology to economics, traffic flow, free and forced vibration of mechanical and other systems, and optimization problems in biology, structures, and social decision making.

ISBN

0122265513

Publication Date

2004

Publisher

Academic Press

Keywords

applied mathematics, computers, mathematics, scaling, mathematical models

Disciplines

Applied Mathematics | Physical Sciences and Mathematics