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Description - Principles of Object-Oriented Modeling and Simulation with Modelica 2.1 by Peter A. Fritzson

A timely introduction to the latest modeling and simulation techniques Object-oriented modeling is a fast-growing area of modeling and simulation that provides a structured, computer-supported way of doing mathematical and equation-based modeling. Modelica is today's most promising modeling language in that it effectively unifies and generalizes previous object-oriented modeling languages and provides a sound basis for the basic concepts. Principles of Object-Oriented Modeling and Simulation with Modelica 2.1 introduces the latest methods of object-oriented component-based system modeling and simulation, and provides a tutorial and reference for the latest version of Modelica complete with a comprehensive overview of application model libraries from many domains. Executable examples are included from many areas physics, mechanics, electrical systems, thermodynamics, flow systems, computer science, concurrent and real-time processes, biology, ecology, chemistry, economy, etc. Designed for students, researchers, and engineers familiar with basic programming concepts, the text: Introduces the concepts of physical modeling, object-oriented modeling, and component-based modeling Includes both visual and textual modeling/programming Provides a complete yet informal overview of the Modelica language Demonstrates modeling examples for a wide range of applications Acts as a reference guide for the most commonly used Modelica libraries Features the current version of Modelica 2.1 including some anticipated extentions Its flexible format, comprehensive coverage of the field, and practical focus makes Principles of Object-Oriented Modeling and Simulation with Modelica 2.1 an indispensable teaching tool, a timely reference source for modeling and programming with Modelica, and a valuable hands-on guide for doing physical modeling in a broad range of application areas. Visit the book Web page www mathcore.com/drmodelica for samples of executable models, teaching material, interactive tutorials, and recent updates of the book.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471471639
ISBN-10: 0471471631
Format: Paperback
(252mm x 181mm x 39mm)
Pages: 944
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter A. Fritzson

PETER FRITZSON, PhD, is a professor and Director of the Programming Environment Laboratory (PELAB) at the Department of Computer and Information Science, Linkoping University, Sweden. He currently holds the positions of president of MathCore Engineering AB; chairman of the Scandinavian Simulation Society; secretary of the European simulation organization, EuroSim; and vice chairman of the Modelica Association, an organization he helped to establish. Professor Fritzson has published ten books and over a hundred scientific papers.