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Introduction and Overview
Order out of Chaos
Pulsing Power and Hierarchy
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autocatalytic Banathy behavior biological biomass chapter coal complex component concept consumption corresponds decline develop discount rate dissipative structures distribution dynamic ecological buffer capacity Ecological Modelling economic ecosystem effect electricity elementary particles embodied energy energetics Energy Analysis energy costs energy diagram energy efficiency energy flows energy investment energy quality energy transformation process entropy environmental Equation equilibrium ethanol evolution example existence feasibility feedback Figure fossil fuels functional context Hannon hierarchy high-quality human increase indirect interaction irreversi J^rgensen know-how larger limiting factor Lotka Markov chain materials maximize maximum power principle mechanics Mejer microscopic natural niche nuclear nutrient Odum oligotrophic operation organism patterns phase space physical phytoplankton potential present Prigogine problem processing energies production pulsing QoLE quantum mechanics ratio recycling relationships represented resource scarcity second law simulation society space heating species storage theory thermodynamic trajectories units University University of Louisville utilization