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  • Waves and Stability in Continuous Mediaby Roberto Monaco; Sebastiano Pennisi; Salvatore Rionero; Tommaso Ruggeri

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 354.00

    This book contains about 20 invited papers and 40 contributed papers in the research areas of theoretical continuum mechanics, kinetic theory and numerical applications of continuum mechanics. Collectively these papers give a good overview of the activities and developments in these fields in the last few years. The proceedings have been selected for... more...

  • Emergent Natureby Miroslav M. Novak

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 249.00

    This book, based on presentations made at the international conference Fractals 2002, is of interest to everyone in the general field of nonlinear dynamics. The abundance of papers from numerous disciplines makes it exciting reading and provides a unifying thread through the topics, such as ray tracing, structure of peptides, modeling fractal surfaces,... more...

  • In the Grip of the Distant Universeby Peter Graneau; Neal Graneau

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 62.00

    This is a book about the history of the science of inertia. Nobody denies the existence of the forces of inertia, but they are branded as “fictitious” because they do not fit smoothly into modern physics. Named by Kepler and given mathematical form by Newton, the force of inertia remains aloof because it has no obvious local cause. At... more...

  • Rayleigh-Benard Convectionby A.V. Getling

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 107.00

    This invaluable book presents a concise but systematic account of the formation of spatial flow structures in a horizontal fluid layer heated from below. Flows of this type, known as Rayleigh-Bénard convection, show important features of behaviour inherent not only in various hydrodynamic-instability phenomena but also in nonlinear pattern-forming... more...

  • Dynamical Systems and Applicationsby R.P. Agarwal

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1995; US$ 175.00

    World Scientific series in Applicable Analysis (WSSIAA) aims at reporting new developments of high mathematical standard and current interest. Each volume in the series shall be devoted to the mathematical analysis that has been applied or potentially applicable to the solutions of scientific, engineering, and social problems. For the past twenty five... more...

  • Phase in Opticsby Vlasta Peoinova; Antonin Luk; Jan Perina

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 132.00

    This book is devoted to the classical and quantum phases in wave and particle optics from the viewpoint of both theory and applications. Wave and beam light optics are reviewed in considerable detail, featuring optical imaging and holography in linear optics and phase conjugation methods in nonlinear optics. Photon optics is embodied here as quantum... more...

  • Quantum Dissipative Systemsby U. Weiss

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 79.00

    Recent advances in the quantum theory of macroscopic systems have brightened up the field and brought it into the focus of a general community in natural sciences. The fundamental concepts, methods and applications including the most recent developments, previously covered for the most part only in the original literature, are presented here in a comprehensive... more...

  • Chaosby Massimo Cencini; Fabio Cecconi; Angelo Vulpiani

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 154.00

    Chaos: from simple models to complex systems aims to guide science and engineering students through chaos and nonlinear dynamics from classical examples to the most recent fields of research. The first part, intended for undergraduate and graduate students, is a gentle and self-contained introduction to the concepts and main tools for the characterization... more...

  • Chaos in Natureby Christophe Letellier

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 150.00

    Chaos theory deals with the description of motion (in a general sense) which cannot be predicted in the long term although produced by deterministic system, as well exemplified by meteorological phenomena. It directly comes from the Lunar theory — a three-body problem — and the difficulty encountered by astronomers to accurately predict the... more...

  • Advanced Computational Vibroacousticsby Roger Ohayon; Christian Soize

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    This book presents an advanced computational method for the prediction of sound and structural vibrations in several industries. more...