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Survey of Engineering Problems for Mathematicians [closed]

I am looking for survey-books on open math (esp. probability) problems from engineering fields but phrased in mathematical language. There are hundreds of specialized math-engineering books out ...
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What is the sum capacity of a scalar gaussian broadcast channel?

"On the Achievable Throughput of a Multiantenna Gaussian Broadcast Channel" by Giuseppe Carie and Shlomo Shamai talks, in part, about the following type of link (paraphrasing): A transmitter with ...
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coloring in lattice

This is a mathematical question raised from engineering and physics: Is there some established mathematical approach in filling a physical lattice with some colored basis (black and white here)? For ...
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A question on discrete numerical simulation on fluids mechanics

I read the paper "Stable, circulation-preseving simplicial fuids" by Elcott, et al: http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~misha/Fall09/Elcott07.pdf. It gives a structure preseving discretization of fluids. I have ...
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Software to numerically solve partial differential equation

When we use software to numerically solve differential equation, for example, using finite difference, finite element or finite volume methods, etc., is it possible that people input differential ...
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Questions on Discrete Exterior Calculus in numerial computing

I have several questions about the Discrete Exterior Calculus (DEC) in the numerical method for solving partial differential equation in physics: (Discrete Exterious Calculus is the newly developed ...
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“You can't push a rope”

"You can't push a rope" is a wisdom saying that some engineering teachers pass along to their students. Since I'm not an engineer, I can only guess at what they mean, but it sounds to me like code ...