Applied Theory of Functional Differential Equations by V. KolmanovskiiApplied Theory of Functional Differential Equations by V. Kolmanovskii

Applied Theory of Functional Differential Equations

byV. Kolmanovskii, A. Myshkis

Paperback | December 15, 2010

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This volume provides an introduction to the properties of functional differential equations and their applications in diverse fields such as immunology, nuclear power generation, heat transfer, signal processing, medicine and economics. In particular, it deals with problems and methods relating to systems having a memory (hereditary systems). The book contains eight chapters. Chapter 1 explains where functional differential equations come from and what sort of problems arise in applications. Chapter 2 gives a broad introduction to the basic principle involved and deals with systems having discrete and distributed delay. Chapters 3-5 are devoted to stability problems for retarded, neutral and stochastic functional differential equations. Problems of optimal control and estimation are considered in Chapters 6-8. For applied mathematicians, engineers, and physicists whose work involves mathematical modeling of hereditary systems. This volume can also be recommended as a supplementary text for graduate students who wish to become better acquainted with the properties and applications of functional differential equations.
Title:Applied Theory of Functional Differential EquationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:249 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048142156

ISBN - 13:9789048142156

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Models. 2. General Theory. 3. Stability of Retarded Differential Equations. 4. Stability of Neutral Type Functional Differential Equations. 5. Stability of Stochastic Functional Differential Equations. 6. Problems of Control for Deterministic FEDs. 7. Optimal Control of Stochastic Delay Systems. 8. State Estimates of Stochastic Systems with Delay. Bibliography. Index.