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discrete mathematics

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The hexagonal model considered represents a discrete structure, consisting of particles with equal masses M.
At the nanoscale the discrete structure of the material will be described in terms of lattice models in order to understand the mechanism of dissipation and the properties of waves generated by propagating cracks.
Macroscopic fluctuations bearing discrete structure distributions as a result of universal causes including cosmophysical factors.
The microfibrils consist of alternating crystalline and amorphous parts and from that point of view the polymer has discrete structure in longitudinal and transverse directions.
This idea of order that contains disorder, or of a discrete structure generated by chaos, is associated with the impossibility of distinguishing one element from another, all elements being identical in size and color.
introduces a number of discrete structures that most graduate students in combinatorics seldom experience.
Using examples, problems, theorems, and proofs, Erickson (Mathematics, Truman State University) illustrates the relationship of discrete structures to algebra, geometry, number theory, and combinatorics.
The international school-seminar has several sections: engineering networks, automation of production, optimization of discrete structures, transport and other technical systems.
It will require global powertrains and unique applications and options, common electronic architectures and distinctive plug-and-play systems, and mix-and-match components that can be combined to create discrete structures.
There is some precedent for the vibration-induced formation of long-lived, discrete structures in a material that usually flows.

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