Thomas P. Weissert's The Genesis of Simulation in Dynamics: Pursuing the PDF

By Thomas P. Weissert

An creation to sure elements of advancements within the smooth idea of dynamics and simulation for a large viewers of scientifically literate readers. in contrast to common texts on chaos conception and dynamical platforms conception, this e-book follows the paintings on a selected challenge on the very starting of the fashionable period of dynamics, from its inception in 1954 during the early Nineteen Seventies. It discusses such difficulties because the nonlinear oscillator simulation, the seminal discoveries at MIT within the early Nineteen Fifties, the mathematical rediscovery of solitons within the overdue Nineteen Fifties and the overall difficulties of computability. In following those advancements, the preliminary improvement of the various now regular innovations of nonlinear modelling and numerical simulation are obvious. No different textual content focuses so tightly and covers so thoroughly one particular, pernicious challenge on the center of dynamics.

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