Applied and Industrial Mathematics

Applied and Industrial Mathematics : Venice - 1, 1989

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  • Hardback | 374 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 22.35mm | 1,600g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1991 ed.
  • XIV, 374 p.
  • 0792305213
  • 9780792305217

Table of contents

I: Invited Papers.- - C. Cercignani, "Physical Problems and Rigorous Results in Kinetic Theory.- - A. Chorin, "Statistical Mechanics of Vortex Filaments" (abstract).- - Feng Kang, "The Hamiltonian Way for Computing Hamiltonian Dynamics".- - C. W. Gear (with Fen-Lien Juang), "The Speed of Waveform Methods for ODEs".- - J. B. Keller, "Diffusively Coupled Dynamical Systems".- - P. D. Lax, "Deterministic Turbulence" (extended abstract).- - J. L. Lions, "Exact Controllability for Distributed Systems. Some Trends and Some Problems".- - V. P. Maslov, "Beginning of Weakly Anisotropic Turbulence".- - S. K. Mitter, "Markov Random Fields, Stochastic Quantization and Image Analysis".- - H. Neunzert (with F. Gropengiesser and J. Struckmeier),. "Computational Methods for the Boltzmann equation".- - J. R. Ockendon, "A Class of Moving Boundary Problems Arising in Industry".- - M. Primicerio, "Systems with Non-Fading Memory Encountered in the Modellization of Industrial Problems".- - M. Pulvirenti, "A Stochastic Particle System Modelling the Broadwell Equation".- -A. Quarteroni "(with A. Valli), "Theory and Application of Steklov-Poincare Operators for Boundary-Value Problems".- - S. Rionero (with B. Straughan), "On the Problem of Natural Convection".- II: Selected Contributed Papers.- 1. Mathematical Modelling in Fluid Mechanics.- - J. A. Nohel, "Non-Newtonian Phenomena in Shear Flow".- - O. Pironneau (with C. Bernardi, M. O. Bristeau and M. G. Vallet), "Numerical Analysis for Compressible Viscous Isothermal Stationary Flows".- - E. G. Virga (with D. Roccato), "Drops of Nematic Liquid Crystal Floating on a Fluid".- 2. Nonlinear waves.- - S. Venakides, "The Korteweg-de Vries Equation with Small Dispersion: Higher Order Lax-Levermore Theory".- - P. L. Christiansen, "Solitons in Optical Fibres".- 3. Wave Propagation in Random Media.- - R. Burridge, "Waves in Finely Layered Media".- - B. S. White (with Balan Nair), "Stochastic Geometry and the Intensity of Random Waves".- - V. I. Klyatskin, "Plane Waves in Layered Random Media. The Role of Boundary Conditions".- 4. Transport Phenomena.- - P. A. Markowich (with A. Arnold), "Quantum Transport Models for Semiconductors".- - G. C. Pomraning, "Particle Transport in Random Media".- 5. Inverse Problems in the Applied Sciences.- - G. Alessandrini, "Determining Conductivity by Boundary Measurements, the Stability Issue".- - G. Caviglia (with A. Morro), "Scattering Problems for Acoustic Waves".- - W.L. Dunn (with A. M. Yacout and F. O'Foghludha), "The Use of Single-Scatter Models in Medical Radiation Applications".- 6. Mathematical Modelling of Industrial Problems.- - Li Tatsien (with Tan Yongji, Pen Yuejun and Li Hailong)"Mathematical Methods for the SP Well-Logging".- - C.D. Hill (with P. Susskind and V. Giambalvo), "Effective Computation of the Symmetric Lens".- - L. Brusa, "Mathematical Modelling of Structural Industrial Problems: Methodologies and Algorithms".- Author Index.
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