Control and Communication

  • Jan Kåhre
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Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 684)

Abstract

We have seen that a closed system will reach a steady state as the time passes (Section 11.1). That is not the case with an open system, which is subject to a multitude of influences. If such a system reacts to all the impulses, its behaviour would be complicated beyond description. The open system must have the capability of damping an outside impulse, so that the memory of its influence is erased.

Keywords

Entropy Manifold Europe Macromolecule Settling 

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