• Francis J. Murray
Part of the Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Science and Engineering book series (MCSENG, volume 12)


The work of the applied mathematician is usually part of a relatively large effort representing a contractual obligation of his employer. Examples are the engineering development of weapons, aircraft, naval ships, land vehicles, weapon systems, communication systems, transportation systems, computing systems, service systems, and training devices. Government requirements in the present day also demand extensive studies in which the major aspect is economics, sociology, or biology, as in ecological impact studies. Most work of this type is government oriented.


Block Diagram Flow Chart Critical Event Time Increment Aerodynamic Force 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis J. Murray
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  1. 1.Duke UniversityDurhamUSA

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