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- Springer 2009; US$ 279.00
This book details major advances by theoretical, numerical and experimental studies from a molecular, microscopic, mesoscopic or macroscopic point of view across the spectrum of transport phenomena, from scientific enquiries to practical applications. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 129.00
In a wide variety of applications, accurate simulation of particle transport is necessary whether those particles be photons, neutrinos, or charged par- cles. For inertial con?nement fusion, where one is dealing with either direct drive through photon or ion beams or indirect drive via thermal photons in a hohlraum, the accurate transport of energy... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 251.00
This book provides an introduction to localised excitations in spatially discrete systems, from the experimental, numerical and mathematical points of view. Also known as discrete breathers, nonlinear lattice excitations and intrinsic localised modes, these are spatially localised time periodic motions in networks of dynamical units. Examples of such... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 44.95
Entropy and entropy production have become mathematical tools for kinetic and hydrodynamic limits. This title illustrates the role of entropy and entropy production in a mutual and complementary manner. It describes the mathematical theory of convergence to equilibrium for the Boltzmann equation and its relation to various problems and fields. more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 210.00
The most important result obtained by Prof. B. Alexeev and reflected in the book is connected with new theory of transport processes in gases, plasma and liquids. It was shown by Prof. B. Alexeev that well-known Boltzmann equation, which is the basement of the classical kinetic theory, is wrong in the definite sense. Namely in the Boltzmann equation... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 269.00
Transport phenomena is used here to describe momentuin, energy, mass, and entropy transfer [1, 2]. It includes thermodynamics, a special case of which is thermosiaiics. Interfacial transport phenomena refers to momentum, energy, mass, and entropy transfer within the immediate neighborhood of a phase interface, including the thermodynamics of the interface.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 149.00
This book covers classical kinetic theory of gases, presenting basic principles in a self-contained framework and from a more rigorous approach based on the Boltzmann equation. Uses methods in kinetic theory for determining the transport coefficients of gases. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1995; US$ 152.00
This is a collection of four lectures on some mathematical aspects related to the nonlinear Boltzmann equation. The following topics are dealt with: derivation of kinetic equations, qualitative analysis of the initial value problem, singular perturbation analysis towards the hydrodynamic limit and computational methods towards the solution of problems... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 129.00
A thermodynamically consistent description of the transport across interfaces in mixtures has for a long time been an open issue. This research clarifies that the interface between a liquid and a vapor in a mixture is in local equilibrium during evaporation and condensation. It implies that the thermodynamics developed for interfaces by Gibbs can be... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 179.00
Traditionally, radiative transfer has been the domain of astrophysicists and climatologists. In nuclear technology one has been dealing with the ana- gous equations of neutron transport. In recent years, applications of radiative transferincombustionmachinedesignandinmedicinebecamemoreandmore important. In all these disciplines one uses the radiative... more...