Cover: Invariant imbedding and time-dependent transport processes

Invariant imbedding and time-dependent transport processes

Published 1964

by Richard Ernest Bellman, H. H. Natsuyama, Robert E. Kalaba, M. C. Prestrud

Purchase Print Copy

 Format Price
Add to Cart Paperback256 pages $55.00

An examination of time dependence approached through the theory of invariant imbedding with the aid of the technique of the numerical inversion of Laplace transforms. The principal objective is to demonstrate that a simple and direct application of invariant imbedding, combined with a relatively unsophisticated use of the modern digital computer, will yield a number of significant results in radiative transfer. These have immediate application to the study of planetary atmospheres and other important physical problems. The authors present FORTRAN programs and various useful tables and graphs using the numerical inversion procedure. 279 pp. Bibliog.

This report is part of the RAND report series. The report was a product of RAND from 1948 to 1993 that represented the principal publication documenting and transmitting RAND's major research findings and final research.

This document and trademark(s) contained herein are protected by law. This representation of RAND intellectual property is provided for noncommercial use only. Unauthorized posting of this publication online is prohibited; linking directly to this product page is encouraged. Permission is required from RAND to reproduce, or reuse in another form, any of its research documents for commercial purposes. For information on reprint and reuse permissions, please visit www.rand.org/pubs/permissions.

RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.