A Dynamical Systems Approach
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Thermodynamics by Wassim M. Haddad
Book DescriptionThis book places thermodynamics on a system-theoretic foundation so as to harmonize it with classical mechanics. Using the highest standards of exposition and rigor, the authors develop a novel formulation of thermodynamics that can be viewed as a moderate-sized system theory as compared to statistical thermodynamics. This middle-ground theory involves deterministic large-scale dynamical system models that bridge the gap between classical and statistical thermodynamics. The authors' theory is motivated by the fact that a discipline as cardinal as thermodynamics--entrusted with some of the most perplexing secrets of our universe--demands far more than physical mathematics as its underpinning. Even though many great physicists, such as Archimedes, Newton, and Lagrange, have humbled us with their mathematically seamless eurekas over the centuries, this book suggests that a great many physicists and engineers who have developed the theory of thermodynamics seem to have forgotten that mathematics, when used rigorously, is the irrefutable pathway to truth. This book uses system theoretic ideas to bring coherence, clarity, and precision to an extremely important and poorly understood classical area of science.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780691123271
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Wassim M. Haddad
Stability and Control of Large-Scale Dynamical Systems, Hardback (November 2011)
Develops a general stability analysis and control design framework for nonlinear large-scale interconnected dynamical systems, and presents a treatment on vector Lyapunov function methods, vector dissipativity theory, and decentralized control architectures.
Nonnegative and Compartmental Dynamical Systems, Hardback (January 2010)
Presents a framework for stability and dissipativity analysis and control design for nonnegative and compartmental dynamical systems, which play a key role in various fields, such as engineering, thermal sciences, biology, ecology, economics, genetics, chemistry, medicine, and sociology. This title is suitable for control theorists and engineers.
Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Control, Hardback (January 2008)
Presents and develops an extensive treatment of stability analysis and control design of nonlinear dynamical systems, with an emphasis on Lyapunov-based methods. This graduate-level textbook is suitable for applied mathematicians, dynamical systems theorists, control theorists, and engineers.
Impulsive and Hybrid Dynamical Systems, Hardback (July 2006)» View all books by Wassim M. Haddad
Develops a general analysis and synthesis framework for impulsive and hybrid dynamical systems. This book is written from a system-theoretic point of view and is intended for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners of engineering and applied mathematics as well as computer scientists, physicists, and other scientists.
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Author Biography - Wassim M. Haddad
Wassim M. Haddad is Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. VijaySekhar Chellaboina is Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Sergey G. Nersesov is a Ph.D. student in aerospace engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology.
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