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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 562320, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/562320
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Power Law and Entropy Analysis of Catastrophic Phenomena

1Department of Electrical Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto (ISEP), Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, 431, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal
2Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto (ISEP) and Center of Mathematics of the University of Porto, Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, 431, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal
3UISPA, IDMEC-Polo FEUP, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

Received 17 September 2012; Accepted 13 December 2012

Academic Editor: József Kázmér Tar

Copyright © 2013 J. A. Tenreiro Machado et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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