Hysteresis: Types, Applications and Behavior Patterns in Complex Systems


José Carlos Dias, PhD (Editor)
BRU-UNIDE and ISCTE-IUL Business School, Lisbon, Portugal

Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: TEC021000

The study of complex hysteresis problems has become increasingly important in recent years, since the hysteresis phenomenon affects significantly the decisions that have to be rendered in a wide range of real-world practical applications. For example, the so-called hysteresis effects may influence substantially some fields not directly related to the natural sciences such as finance, economy, or fiscal policy. In addition, such phenomenon is also typically present in many engineering and physics applications of interest such as in magnetism, spin-valve technology, semiconductors, surface physics, aeronautical and civil engineering aerodynamics, complex battery systems, biology, etc.

This book focuses on the most recent attempts for modeling a diverse variety of complex hysteresis problems faced in economics, engineering, and physics. The chapters of this book provide a self-contained, rigorous, and clear treatment of the different types and sources of hysteresis under a large spectrum of applications. The book also highlights how stochastic control and other mathematical tools as well as econometric techniques can be applied for analyzing the complex properties of hysteresis problems.

This authoritative book is a definitive guide on how to understand the newest designs for modeling hysteresis in highly complex systems and thus it will be an essential reading for graduate students and researchers in economics, engineering, and physics. (Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Hysteresis Effects and First Passage Time Densities under Alternative Modeling Architecture Assumptions (pp. 1-18)
José Carlos Dias and Manuela Larguinho (BRU-UNIDE and ISCTE-IUL Business School, Lisbon, Portugal, and Coimbra Business School, Coimbra, Portugal)

Chapter 2 – Hysteresis Effects in Economics: Different Methods for Describing Economic Path-Dependence (pp. 19-42)
Ansgar Belke, Matthias Göcke and Laura Werner (University of Duisburg-Essen, and Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Germany)

Chapter 3 – Hysteretic Properties of Magnetic Composite Microwires (pp. 43-58)
A. Chizhik, A. Stupakiewicz, V. Zablotskii, A. Zhukov, A. Maziewski and J. Gonzalez (Departamento de Física de Materiales, Facultad de Química, Universidad del Pais Vasco, UPV/EHU, San Sebastián, Spain and others)

Chapter 4 – Theoretical and Experimental Study of Magnetic Hysteresis Cycle (pp. 59-88)
R. Masrour, O. Mounkachi, H. El Moussaoui, M. Hamedoun, A. Benyoussef and E. K. Hlil (Laboratory of Materials, Processes, Environment and Quality, Cady Ayyed University, National School of Applied Sciences, Safi, Morocco and LMPHE, Faculté des Sciences, Université Mohammed V-Agdal, Rabat, and Institute for Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies, MAScIR, Rabat, Morocco)

Chapter 5 – Hysteretic Behavior in Some Natural Processes (pp. 89-106)
Jenő Takács and Akos Nemcsics (Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK and others)

Chapter 6 – Hysteresis Phenomena in Aerodynamics (pp. 107-142)
G. Alonso and J. Meseguer (IDR/UPM, E.T.S.I.A.E., Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 7 – Hysteresis Modulation in Structural Control Systems and Semi-Active Implementation (pp. 143-164)
Marco Domaneschi (Politecnico di Milano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Milan, Italy)

Chapter 8 – Percolation Analysis of Tendencies of Relative Permeability Hysteresis Behavior (pp. 165-186)
V. V. Kadet and A. M. Galechyan (Department of Petroleum and Underground Hydromechanics, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Moscow, Russian Federation)

Chapter 9 – Threshold/Flat-Band Voltage Hysteresis of Non-Volatile Semiconductor Memory Devices (pp. 187-214)
Zs. J. Horváth (Óbuda University, Kandó Kálmán Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Institute of Microelectronics and Technology, Budapest, Hungary and HAS RCNS, Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, Budapest, Hungary)

Chapter 10 – Behavior Patterns, Origin of Problems and Solutions Regarding Hysteresis Phenomena in Complex Battery Systems (pp. 215-226)
Mohammad Rezwan Khan, Jorge V. Barreras, Ana I. Stan, M. Swierczynski, Søren J. Andreasen and Søren K. Kær (Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark)

Chapter 11 – Biological Hysteresis Illustrated from Different Study Cases: Control Factors, Response Parameters and Functional Meanings (pp. 227-284)
Nabil Semmar and Asma Hammami-Semmar (Institut Supérieur des Sciences Appliquées de Tunis (ISSBAT), Unité de Protéomique Fonctionnelle, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia and Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d’Ecologie Marine et Continentale (IMBE), Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France and others)

Chapter 12 – Neuromechanical Models Revealing Hysteresis Mechanism in Gait Transitions of Animals (pp. 285-300)
Shinya Aoi (Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto Daigaku-Katsura, Nishikyo-ku, Kyot, Japan and JST, CREST, 5 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan)


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