Circulation Flow of Material: Fixed-Point Logistics Analysis

  • Jiansu Mao
  • Chunhui Li
  • Yuansheng Pei
  • Linyu Xu


There are two representative methods of material flow analysis: the tracking method that focuses on the material particle and the fixed-point method that focuses on a particular region. The previous chapter explored the tracking method of logistics analysis. This chapter will focus on the fixed-point method combined with the Yale University logistics analysis framework to study the evolution of its scientific research process.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiansu Mao
    • 1
  • Chunhui Li
    • 1
  • Yuansheng Pei
    • 1
  • Linyu Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of EnvironmentBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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