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- ISBN: 9780486428185 | 0486428184
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/17/2012
Designed for those involved in the analysis and design of random systems, this graduate-level text analyzes a class of discrete mathematical models of engineering systems. It clearly identifies key issues and offers an instructive review of relevant theoretical concepts, with particular attention to a spectral approach. Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Representation of Stochastic Processes. 3. Stochastic Finite Element Method: Response Representation. 4. Stochastic Finite Elements: Response Statistics. 5. Numerical Examples. 6. Summary and Concluding Remarks. Bibliography. Index. Unabridged republication of the edition published by Springer-Verlag, New York, 1991. 93 Figures. 7 Tables.