Accession Number:

ADA383409

Title:

Lanchester Systems

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2000-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

Lanchester sytems are systems of Ordinary Diffential Equations ODE where the state variables represent numbers of surviving combat units. They are named for F. W Lanchester 1916, who applied them to aerial combat in WWI. By that time ODE systems had already been used to model various biological phenomena.

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE