Modeling and Simulation: An Application-Oriented Introduction

Modeling and Simulation: An Application-Oriented Introduction

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ISBN-13: 9783662518427
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/07/2016
Series: Springer Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics and Technology
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 413
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Hans-Joachim Bungartz: Professor of informatics and mathematics at TUM, chair of scientific computing; long-term experience in teaching for programs in informatics, mathematics, physics, and engineering; responsible of CSE graduate programs at TUM and Bavaria-wide.

Dirk Pflüger and Stefan Zimmer: are both members of the Chair of Simulation of Large Systems, Institute for Parallel and Distributed Systems, at the University of Stuttgart; their teaching includes respective courses in the informatics and software engineering programs and within the cluster of excellence Simulation Technology.

Martin Buchholz: works at Realtime Technology AG (RTT AG) on distributed software systems for realtime visualization.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 The necessary instruments in brief.- Part I Playing – deciding – planning: A modeling warm-up.- 3 Game theory.- 4 Group decisions.- 5 Schedules.- 6 Wiener processes.- Part II Traffic on highways and data highways: A trip through the simulation pipeline.- 7 Macroscopic simulation of traffic.- 8 Microscopic simulation of traffic.- 9 Stochastic traffic simulations.- Part III Dynamic systems: Cause, effect and interaction.- 10 Population dynamics.- 11 Controllers.- 12 Chaos theory.- Part IV Physics on the computer: The switch to number crunchers.- 13 Molecular dynamics.- 14 Thermal conduction.- 15 Fluid mechanics.- 16 Global illumination in computer graphics.- Closing remarks.- Bibliography.- Index.

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