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Probability Foundations for Engineers

Joel A. Nachlas
June 28, 2018

Suitable for a first course in probability theory and designed specifically for industrial engineering and operations management students, Probability Foundations for Engineers covers theory in an accessible manner and includes numerous practical examples based on engineering applications....

Derivative Pricing: A Problem-Based Primer

Ambrose Lo
June 27, 2018

The proliferation of financial derivatives over the past decades, options in particular, has underscored the increasing importance of derivative pricing literacy among students, researchers, and practitioners. Derivative Pricing: A Problem-Based Primer demystifies the essential derivative pricing...

Engineering Mathematics with Applications to Fire Engineering

Khalid Khan, Tony Lee Graham
June 18, 2018

This book addresses the need to have an engineering mathematics book focused at fire engineering. It includes review of the basic mathematical concepts followed by discussion of important concepts like transposing equations, forming a key part of engineering solutions....

Modeling in Fluid Mechanics: Instabilities and Turbulence

Igor Gaissinski, Vladimir Rovenski
June 18, 2018

This volume is dedicated to modeling in fluid mechanics and is divided into four chapters, which contain a significant number of useful exercises with solutions. The authors provide relatively complete references on relevant topics in the bibliography at the end of each chapter....

Materials Behavior: Research Methodology and Mathematical Models

Mihai Ciocoiu
June 18, 2018

The development of advanced materials has become extremely important in the last decade, being widely used in academic and industrial research. This book examines the potential of advanced materials as well as nanotechnology to improve fiber science from fibril to fabric mode, to create better...

Ordinary Differential Equations: Applications, Models, and Computing

Charles Roberts
June 15, 2018

In the traditional curriculum, students rarely study nonlinear differential equations and nonlinear systems due to the difficulty or impossibility of computing explicit solutions manually. Although the theory associated with nonlinear systems is advanced, generating a numerical solution with a...

Revival: Numerical Solution Of Convection-Diffusion Problems (1996)

K.W. Morton
June 14, 2018

Accurate modeling of the interaction between convective and diffusive processes is one of the most common challenges in the numerical approximation of partial differential equations. This is partly due to the fact that numerical algorithms, and the techniques used for their analysis, tend to be...

An Introduction to Computational Risk Management of Equity-Linked Insurance

Runhuan Feng
June 12, 2018

The quantitative modeling of complex systems of interacting risks is a fairly recent development in the financial and insurance industries. Over the past decades, there has been tremendous innovation and development in the actuarial field. In addition to undertaking mortality and longevity risks in...

Models and Applications of Chaos Theory in Modern Sciences

Elhadj Zeraoulia
June 08, 2018

This book presents a select group of papers that provide a comprehensive view of the models and applications of chaos theory in medicine, biology, ecology, economy, electronics, mechanical, and the human sciences. Covering both the experimental and theoretical aspects of the subject, it...

Productivity Theory for Industrial Engineering

Ryspek Usubamatov
June 06, 2018

The mathematical models of productivity theory allows for the productivity rate of manufacturing machines and systems to be modelled with results that are validated by their actual output. This book presents the analytical approaches and methods to define maximal productivity rate of manufacturing...

Computational Problems for Physics: With Guided Solutions Using Python

Rubin H. Landau, Manuel José Páez
June 04, 2018

Our future scientists and professionals must be conversant in computational techniques. In order to facilitate integration of computer methods into existing physics courses, this textbook offers a large number of worked examples and problems with fully guided solutions in Python as well as other...

Pulsed EM Field Computation in Planar Circuits: The Contour Integral Method

Martin Stumpf
June 01, 2018

  The pulsed EM characterization of planar circuits is of high practical importance in many areas of science and engineering such as electromagnetic compatibility and antenna design. This book is hence devoted to the mathematical formulation and numerical analysis of arbitrarily-shaped...