## General system theory: foundations, development, applications |

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where the ratio between the phases remains

may attain (certain conditions presupposed) a time-independent steady state,

where the system remains

where the ratio between the phases remains

**constant**. An open chemical systemmay attain (certain conditions presupposed) a time-independent steady state,

where the system remains

**constant**as a whole and in its (macroscopic) phases, ...Page 130

ing to zero for certain relations between

the other hand, there is a time-independent steady state expressed by Qu in(5.9),

Q41 must suffice the time-independent equation: r, + p, = o (5.10) From this we ...

ing to zero for certain relations between

**constants**and limiting conditions. If, onthe other hand, there is a time-independent steady state expressed by Qu in(5.9),

Q41 must suffice the time-independent equation: r, + p, = o (5.10) From this we ...

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This hypothesis can be supported by a number of morphological and

physiological arguments and in simple cases, such as planar- ians, can be partly

verified by measurement of intestinal surface (von Bertalanffy, 1940b). If k is a

This hypothesis can be supported by a number of morphological and

physiological arguments and in simple cases, such as planar- ians, can be partly

verified by measurement of intestinal surface (von Bertalanffy, 1940b). If k is a

**constant**for ...### 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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