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Mathematics of models : continuous and discrete dynamical systems / H. Brian Griffiths, Adrian Oldknow.

By: Griffiths, H. Brian (Hubert Brian)Contributor(s): Oldknow, A. J. (Adrian James), 1946-Material type: TextTextSeries: Mathematics and its applications | Mathematics and its applications (Chichester, England : 1988). Statistics, operational research, and computational mathematics.Publication details: New York ; London : Ellis Horwood, 1993. ISBN: 0135638003; 0135637929Subject(s): Mathematical modelsDDC classification: 511.8
Partial contents:
1. Introduction: how to use this book -- 2. Discrete dynamics -- 3. Growth and decay; some calculus models -- 4. Calculus and some classical models -- 5. Plane curves -- 6. Control space and phase space: polynomial functions -- 7. Quadratics, conics, and quadrics -- 8. Contours: the implicit function theorem -- 9. Non-linear models -- 10. Discrete non-linear dynamics -- 11. Catastrophe sets in modelling -- A Using technology to help gain mathematical insights -- B Linear mathematics in R[superscript 3] -- C The exponential function and its relatives -- D Functions of several variables -- E Smooth mappings, diffeomorphisms, and integration -- F Norms, sequences, and contracting mappings.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

1. Introduction: how to use this book -- 2. Discrete dynamics -- 3. Growth and decay; some calculus models -- 4. Calculus and some classical models -- 5. Plane curves -- 6. Control space and phase space: polynomial functions -- 7. Quadratics, conics, and quadrics -- 8. Contours: the implicit function theorem -- 9. Non-linear models -- 10. Discrete non-linear dynamics -- 11. Catastrophe sets in modelling -- A Using technology to help gain mathematical insights -- B Linear mathematics in R[superscript 3] -- C The exponential function and its relatives -- D Functions of several variables -- E Smooth mappings, diffeomorphisms, and integration -- F Norms, sequences, and contracting mappings.

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