Lanchester Models of Warfare, Volume I


Lanchester Models of Warfare, Volume I
James G. Taylor

This book, and its extensive bibliography, looks at Lanchester’s insight that the same differential equations used to explore the speed and extent of the expected reactions when two chemical are mixed together can be used with little modification to describe the casualties one must expect when two opposing forces engage in battle. By its very nature, Lanchester theory pertains primarily to what might be called continuous combat where the number of units on each side is large enough so that the loss of a single unit is not discontinuity. This limitation, plus the many complications in battle, spawns scenarios that call for other approaches such as simulation models that provide valuable insight into combat behavior.

Pages: 611
Format: eBook only
Year: 1983
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