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Understanding Complex Systems

Applications of Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics in Engineering - Vol. 1

Editors: Banerjee, Santo, Mitra, Mala, Rondoni, Lamberto (Eds.)

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Chaos and nonlinear dynamics initially developed as a new emergent field with its foundation in physics and applied mathematics. The highly generic, interdisciplinary quality of the insights gained in the last few decades has spawned myriad applications in almost all branches of science and technology—and even well beyond. Wherever quantitative modeling and analysis of complex, nonlinear phenomena is required, chaos theory and its methods can play a key role.

 

This volume concentrates on reviewing the most relevant contemporary applications of chaotic nonlinear systems as they apply to the various cutting-edge branches of engineering. The book covers the theory as applied to robotics, electronic and communication engineering (for example chaos synchronization and cryptography) as well as to civil and mechanical engineering, where its use in damage monitoring and control is explored). Featuring contributions from active and leading research groups, this collection is ideal both as a reference and as a ‘recipe book’ full of tried and tested, successful engineering applications

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Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • MATLAB Programming for Engineers

    Pages 3-35

    Lynch, S.

  • Modeling and Compensation of Flicker in Electrical Networks using Chaos Theory and SVC Systems

    Pages 39-63

    Alves, Mario Fabiano (et al.)

  • Nonlinear Optical Fibre Resonators with Applications in Electrical Engineering and Computing

    Pages 65-84

    Lynch, S. (et al.)

  • Application of Chaos Control Techniques to Fluid Turbulence

    Pages 87-136

    Muddada, Sridhar (et al.)

  • Detection and Characterization of Cracks in Beams via Chaotic Excitation and Statistical Analysis

    Pages 137-164

    Dubey, Chandresh (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Applications of Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics in Engineering - Vol. 1
Editors
  • Santo Banerjee
  • Mala Mitra
  • Lamberto Rondoni
Series Title
Understanding Complex Systems
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-21922-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-21922-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-21921-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-27045-1
Series ISSN
1860-0832
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 350
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