## General System Theory: Foundations, Development, Applications |

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Sets of simultaneous differential

system are , if linear , tiresome to solve even in the case of a few variables ; if

nonlinear , they are unsolvable except in special cases ( Table 1 . 1 ) Table 1 .

Sets of simultaneous differential

**equations**as a way to " model ” or define asystem are , if linear , tiresome to solve even in the case of a few variables ; if

nonlinear , they are unsolvable except in special cases ( Table 1 . 1 ) Table 1 .

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The

Ancona , Gause and others , are special cases of

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The

**equations**for biocoenotic systems , as developed by Volterra , Lotka , D 'Ancona , Gause and others , are special cases of

**equation**( 3 . 1 ) . So are the**equations**used by Spiegelman ( 1945 ) for kinetics of cellular processes and the...

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For deriving conditions and characteristics of steady states we may use a general

transport

concentration or energy in a system of simultaneous

For deriving conditions and characteristics of steady states we may use a general

transport

**equation**. Let li be a measure of the i - th element of the system , e . g . aconcentration or energy in a system of simultaneous

**equations**. Its variation ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

Introduction | 3 |

The Meaning of General System Theory | 30 |

Some System Concepts in Elementary Mathematical | 54 |

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