System - : both energy and matter flow into and out of the...

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System - any size group of interacting parts that form a complex whole °All natural systems are driven by energy that moves matter from one place to another ° Closed systems : only energy moves in and out of the system ° Open systems
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Unformatted text preview: : both energy and matter flow into and out of the system ° Feedback mechanisms • Negative-feedback mechanisms resist change and stabilize the system • Positive-feedback mechanisms enhance the system...
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This document was uploaded on 11/01/2011 for the course ESC 2070 at FAU.

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