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The British National Bibliography: Exercise

The British National Bibliography contains all the new books published in the UK and Ireland. It is published weekly and annually in print and monthly on CD-ROM. Most libraries will have access to it.

Look at the following extract from Volume 1, 1987. Find books that might be useful for the following areas:


003 - SYSTEMS

003 - General systems theory

European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research (8th : 1986: University of Vienna). Cybernetics- and systems '86 / proceedings of the Eight European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research ; organized by the Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, held at the University of Vienna, Austria, I-0 April 1986 ; edited by Robert Trappl. - Dordrecht ; Lancaster : Reidel, c1986. - xviii, 926p : ill ; 25cm Includes bibliographies and index

ISBN 90.277-2213-7 : No price

Primary classification 001.53

B87-10939

Rapoport, Anatol. General system theory : essential concepts & applications / Anatol Rapoport. - Tunbridge Wells : Abacus, 1986. - 270p : ill ; 24cm. - (Cybernetics and systems series ; v.10) Bibliography. p261-264. - Includes index

ISBN 0-85626-172-6 : No price

B87-35450

003 - Nonlinear systems. Stability

Huseyin, Koneay. Multiple parameter stability theory and its applications : bifurcations, catastrophes, instabilities - / Koneay Huseyin. - Oxford : Clarendon, 1986. - xiii,283p : ill ; 25cm. - (Oxford engineering science series ; 18)

Bibliography: p270-278. - Includes index

ISBN 0-19-856170-9 : £40.00

B86-45002

003 - Systems analysis

Habayeb, A. R.. System effectiveness / A.R. Habayeb. - Oxford : Pergamon, 1987. - [450]p ; 23cm

Includes index

ISBN 0-08-034814-9 : £60.00

B87-01419

Leslie, Robert E.. Systems analysis and design : method and invention / Robert E. Leslie. - Englewood Cliffs ; London : Prentice-Hall, c1986. - vi, 490p : ill ; 25cm Includes index

ISBN 0-13-880311-0 : £37.40

B87-08300

Mason, David, 1948-. Intermediate systems analysis / David Mason and Leslie Willcocks. - London Paradigm, 1987. -ix,274p : ill ; 23cm

Includes index

ISBN 0-948825-25-1 (pbk)

B87-20738

NCC systems training. - Manchester : National Computing Centre

5: Systems analysis techniques. - 1984 (1986 [printing].). - 181p : ill ; 21cm

Bibliography: p177-178. - Includes index

ISBN 0-85012-450-6 : £14.50

ISBN 0-85012-455-7 (set) : Unpriced

B84-05787

Parkin, Andrew, 1941- Systems analysis / Andrew Parkin, -2nd ed. -London : Edward Arnold, 1987. - [288)p : ill ; 25cm

Previous ed.: 1980. - Includes bibliography and index

ISBN 0-7131-3642-I (pbk) : £9.50

B87-32049

Systems analysis and design. - London : Pitman, 1986. - 416p : ill ; 25cm. - (M & E professional studies, ISSN 0266-8475)

Includes index

ISBN 0-7121-0496-8 (pbk) : £15.95

B85-32722

Topics in the general theory of structures / edited by E.R. Caianiello and M.A. Amerman. - Dordrecht ; Lancaster : Reidel, 0987. - v,208p : ill ; 25cm. - (Theory and decision library. Series. D, systems theory, knowledge engineering and problem solving)

Chapter 3 has an appendix in Italian. - Includes index

ISBN 90-277-2451-2 : No price

B87-53175

003 - Systems analysis. Applications

Kindred, Alton R.. Data systems and management : an introduction to systems analysis and design / Alton R. Kindred. - 3rd ed. - Englewood Cliffs, N.J. ; London : Prentice-Hall, c1985. - xi,436p : ill,forms ; 24cm

Previous ed.: 1980. - Includes index

ISBN 0-13-196189-6 : £31.00

B87-17719

003 - Systems analysis. Mathematical models. Parameters. Estimation

Identifiability of parametric models / [edited] by E. Walter. - Oxford : Pergamon, 1987. - xi,I l9p : ill ; 31cm

Includes bibliographies and index

ISBN 0-08-034929-3 : £27.00

B87-13370

003 - Systems. Dynamics. Mathematical models

Dynamics and stability of systems : an international journal. - VoL l, no.1 (1986)-. - [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 1986-. - v. : ill ; 26cm

Quarterly

ISSN 0268-1110 = Dynamics and stability of systems �50.00 per year

B87-51218

003 - Systems theory

Pickles, V. R.. Minimath system theory : notes for physiology students / by V.R. Pickles. - Oxford [V.R. Pickles], c1987. - 27,vip : ill ; 26cm

ISBN 0.9512154-0-x (pbk) : No price

B87-52313

003'.03'21 - Systems. Control - Encyclopaedias

Systems & control encyclopedia: theory, technology, applications / editor in chief Madan Singh. - Oxford: Pergamon, 1987. - 8v.(xviii,5611p) : ill ; 26cm Includes bibliographies and index

ISBN 0-08-028709-3 : £125.00

B87-00269

003'.0724 - Continuous systems. Simulations. Applications of computer systems

Smith, Jon M.. Mathematical modeling and digital simulation for engineers and scientists / Jon M. Smith. - 2nd ed. - New York ; Chichester: Wiley, 0987. - 430p ; 24cm

Previous ed.: 1977. - Includes index

ISBN 0-471-08599-5 : £33.90

B87-48587

003'.0724 - Systems. Mathematical models

Lasota, Andruj. Probabilistic properties of deterministic systems / Andrzej Lasota, Michael C. Mackey. - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. - x,358p : ill ; 24cm

Includes index

ISBN 0-521-30248-x : £40.00

B87-06070

003'.0724 - Systems. Reliability. Mathematical models

Pages, Alain. System reliability: evaluation and prediction in engineering / Alain Pages & Michel Gondran ; translated by E. Griffin. - London : North Oxford Academic, 1986. - xvii,351p : ill ; 24cm Translation and revision of. Fiabilite des systemes. - Includes bibliographies and index

ISBN 0-946536-21-x : £45.00

B86-07271

003'.0724 - Systems. Simulations. Applications of computer systems

Neelamkavil, Francis. Computer simulation and modelling / Francis Neelamkavil. - Chichester : Wiley, c1987. - xvi, 307p : ill ; 24cm

Includes bibliographies and index

ISBN 0-471-91129-1 (cased) : £15.50

ISBN 0-471-91130-5 (pbk) : £10.50

B86-16948


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