Applied mathematical modeling.9781600219757 Applied mathematical modeling. Ed. by Eetu N. Virtanen. Nova Science Publishers 2008 349 pages $129.00 Hardcover TA342 The edges that once defined this discipline are quickly melting away as researchers from virtually every discipline find ways to build concise, useful and, hopefully, relatively simple models. The 11 papers here reflect that diversity, covering such topics as fluid turbulence, heated round jets in coldflowing ambient, the optimization of chemical processes, subcooling boiling flows, a secondorder scheme of precise timestep integration for dynamic analysis featuring longterm integration and transient responses, exact theories of rectangular beams based on linear elasticity It has been suggested that Elastic wave and 3D elasticity be merged into this article or section. , a queuing model with a second optional service and with a Bernoulli vacation schedule, a discrete particle simulation of particulate par·tic·u·late adj. Of or occurring in the form of fine particles. n. A particulate substance. particulate composed of separate particles. systems, threedimensional and turbulent convective heat transfer Convective heat transfer is a mechanism of heat transfer occurring because of bulk motion (observable movement) of fluids. This can be contrasted with conductive heat transfer, which is the transfer of energy molecule by molecule through a solid or fluid, and radiative heat in a heat exchanger heat exchanger Any of several devices that transfer heat from a hot to a cold fluid. In many engineering applications, one fluid needs to be heated and another cooled, a requirement economically accomplished by a heat exchanger. with circular pin fins, six turbulence models for prediction of a singlephase flow in a vessel stirred by a grid disc impeller, and algorithms for a nonlinear A system in which the output is not a uniform relationship to the input. nonlinear  (Scientific computation) A property of a system whose output is not proportional to its input. dynamic rational model identification and validation. References are provided and generally uptodate. ([c]20082005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR) 

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