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computer modeling

[kəm′pyüd·ər ′mäd·əl·iŋ]
(computer science)
The use of a computer to develop a mathematical model of a complex system or process and to provide conditions for testing it.
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In computer simulation (figure 3 (b) and 4 (b)) relative accelerations of points on construction are shown.
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Unlike previous computer simulations of Antarctic glaciation, this research found the nascent Antarctic ice sheet included substantial ice on the subcontinent of West Antarctica.
The wet lab gave them an understanding of how delicate or robust animal tissue is, something that cannot be conveyed in a computer simulation.
1 degree Celsius per decade, substantially smaller than the warming predicted in computer simulations of the enhanced greenhouse effect.
The sculpture can be viewed using a computer simulation device created by the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.
When GE was developing the first fan-beamed CT scan, a very sophisticated computer simulation helped tremendously in determining many of the most important specifications for elements of that machine.
Computer simulation of thermodynamic fluid properties began with the Metropolis algorithm (26, 27), which forms the basis of Monte Carlo simulations by applied statistical mechanics.
Titan has been providing this computer simulation expertise to the Navy for the past 13 years," said Gene Ray, Titan's president, chairman, and CEO.
Computer simulation is the most common and powerful instrument used in the design and analysis of radio systems for communications, antennas and radar.
It can be quite costly to crash a vehicle into every variation of every feature, and so, computer simulation of vehicular impacts is rapidly developing as a reliable alternative to full-scale crash testing.
Through the use of reduced models, to emphasize and review the basic physical, mathematical and numerical principles behind the computer simulation packages.

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