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

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Examples include generalized principles of kinetics applicable, e.g., to

populations of molecules or biological entities, i.e., to chemical and ecological

systems; diffusion, such as diffusion

spread of ...

Examples include generalized principles of kinetics applicable, e.g., to

populations of molecules or biological entities, i.e., to chemical and ecological

systems; diffusion, such as diffusion

**equations**in physical chemistry and in thespread of ...

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For illustration, we choose a system of simultaneous differential

Denoting some measure of elements, p, (i = 1, 2, ... n), by Q, these, for a finite

number of elements and in the simplest case, will be of the form: d(21 † = s. (Q, Q

, .

For illustration, we choose a system of simultaneous differential

**equations**.Denoting some measure of elements, p, (i = 1, 2, ... n), by Q, these, for a finite

number of elements and in the simplest case, will be of the form: d(21 † = s. (Q, Q

, .

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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 Q, be a measure of the i-th element of the system, e.g. aconcentration or energy in a system of simultaneous

**equations**. Its variation may...

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### Contents

Introduction | 3 |

On the History of Systems Theory | 10 |

Trends in Systems Theory | 17 |

Copyright | |

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