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By J. Tinsley Oden

A smooth method of mathematical modeling, that includes targeted functions from the sphere of mechanics

An advent to Mathematical Modeling: A path in Mechanics is designed to survey the mathematical versions that shape the rules of contemporary technological know-how and accommodates examples that illustrate how the main winning versions come up from easy ideas in glossy and classical mathematical physics. Written via a global authority on mathematical conception and computational mechanics, the publication offers an account of continuum mechanics, electromagnetic box concept, quantum mechanics, and statistical mechanics for readers with diverse backgrounds in engineering, desktop technology, arithmetic, and physics.

The writer streamlines a complete knowing of the subject in 3 essentially prepared sections:

  • Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics introduces kinematics in addition to strength and pressure in deformable our bodies; mass and momentum; stability of linear and angular momentum; conservation of power; and constitutive equations

  • Electromagnetic box thought and Quantum Mechanics features a short account of electromagnetic wave conception and Maxwell's equations in addition to an introductory account of quantum mechanics with comparable issues together with ab initio tools and Spin and Pauli's principles

  • Statistical Mechanics provides an creation to statistical mechanics of platforms in thermodynamic equilibrium in addition to continuum mechanics, quantum mechanics, and molecular dynamics

Each a part of the e-book concludes with workout units that let readers to check their realizing of the provided fabric. Key theorems and basic equations are highlighted all through, and an in depth bibliography outlines assets for extra study.

Extensively class-tested to make sure an available presentation, An advent to Mathematical Modeling is a wonderful e-book for classes on introductory mathematical modeling and statistical mechanics on the upper-undergraduate and graduate degrees. The e-book additionally serves as a worthwhile reference for execs operating within the components of modeling and simulation, physics, and computational engineering.

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Segment lij connects the ith and jth mass points. Each tether segment is assumed to be a semi-spring and damper, which can only bear tension. And each tether node can be flying weights j th net lij i th springs and dampers Fig.

40) are the state variable equations of the stress wave reflected and transmitted at the section between two cables. 2 Discussion of Several Cases As the above equations show, the ratios of the reflected wave and transmitted wave to the incident wave are mainly determined by the generalized impedance ratio a of the connected cables. Analysis of different a values is given in the following. (1) a ¼ 1 The generalized impedance of the connected cables matches each other, and ðq1 c1 A1 Þ ¼ ðq2 c2 A2 Þ ð2:41Þ According to Eqs.

The dynamic models of a cable proposed in this chapter can be applied in the dynamics and control of a flexible net. Chapter 3 Dynamics of Space Nets Abstract A lumped-mass model is established to investigate the deployment dynamics of the non-rotating space net. Then the net configuration, stress distribution, energy change during the deployment process and the effects of ejection parameters, orbit altitude, capture direction on net deployment are simulated and analyzed. The multi-objective optimization problem of net deployment is also addressed using MOEA/D algorithm (Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm based on Decomposition), and several Pareto solutions are obtained.

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