## A Methodology for Systems Engineering, Volume 24 |

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It is desirable to have some

It is desirable to have some

**measure**of this sensitivity , and this**measure**is found in a concept called elasticity . By definition , the elasticity of a demand function qi = Qilu , P1 , P2 , Pn ) with respect to any of its variables at ...Page 286

The mathematical treatment of consumer's decisions as given in Chapter 6 was based upon utility

The mathematical treatment of consumer's decisions as given in Chapter 6 was based upon utility

**measured**on an ordinal scale . Ordinal scales have been the mainstay of psychological**measurement**( a field which , by the way , goes by the ...Page 389

It is important to realize just what entropy docs and does not

It is important to realize just what entropy docs and does not

**measure**. Entropy has nothing to do with what the symbols symbolize ; it accounts only for their frequency and correlation . That is , the statistical theory of ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

WHAT IS SYSTEMS ENGINEERING? | 3 |

THE TD2 RADIO RELAY SYSTEM | 23 |

CHAPTER PAGE | 32 |

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action alternative analysis applied approach basic block called channel Chapter character choose complete components consider continuous cost creative criterion decision defined definition demand detailed determine diagram discussed economic effect environment equal equation example existing expected fact factors field frequency function gain give given graph ideas important income increase individual input interest kind limited logical means measure methods nature objectives operations organization output performance phase physical planning possible practical preference present probability problem profit properties questions ratio reason received relation requirements satisfy scale shows signal simple sometimes specific standard statistical step studies synthesis systems engineering technical techniques theory tion unit usually utility variables wanted