System Dynamics Modules
First Order Non-Linear Self-Referencing
This module combines the functionality of the First-Order Positive-Feedback Self-Referencing
and First-Order Negative-Feedback Self-Referencing modules. The descriptions of each of
those modules apply. When First-Order Positive-Feedback Self-Referencing and First-Order Negative-Feedback
Self-Referencing modules are combined we see that regardless of the
initial population, the integrated module produces behaviour which results in
‘S’ STATE OF THE SYSTEM tending towards the Maximum Possible
Value of ‘S’. As that value is approached, either from
below or from above (depending on the initial value of
‘S’) the value of Multiplier Based on Actual ‘S’ Divided
by Maximum ‘S’ returns a value which controls the values
of Flowing In and Flowing Out. The result is a
strong tendency towards the Maximum Possible Value of ‘S’. Feedback
loop dominance depends on the initial conditions.
The description of the
module is at .
The description of the Powersim
Studio module is at .
The module coded in
Powersim Studio is at .
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