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Coherent Structures in Complex Systems : Selected Papers of the XVII Sitges Conference on Statistical Mechanics. Held at Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, 5-9 :  Selected Papers of the XVII Sitges Conference on Statistical Mechanics. Held at Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, 5-9 - David Reguera

Coherent Structures in Complex Systems : Selected Papers of the XVII Sitges Conference on Statistical Mechanics. Held at Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, 5-9

Selected Papers of the XVII Sitges Conference on Statistical Mechanics. Held at Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, 5-9

By: David Reguera (Editor), L. L. Bonilla (Editor), J. M. Rubi (Editor)

Hardcover Published: June 2001
ISBN: 9783540417057
Number Of Pages: 465

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From the contents: Turbulence.- Combustion.- Patterns in Biology, Chemical Reactions and Fluid Flow.- Granular Media and Fractures.

Turbulence
Description and Dynamics of Vortical Structures of Turbulencep. 3
Self-Sustaining Mechanisms of Wall Turbulencep. 17
The Largest Scales in Turbulent Flow: The Structures of the Wall Layerp. 39
Patterning and Transition to Turbulence in Subcritical Systems: The Case of Plane Couette Flowp. 58
Effects of the Upstream Conditions on the Mean Statistics of Turbulent Boundary Layers with Zero Pressure Gradientp. 80
Evolution of the Large-Scale Structures in the `Far-Field' of Turbulent Shear Flowsp. 92
Quantum Kinetic Model of Turbulencep. 103
The Transport of Small Particles by a Fluid Armando Babiano, Julyan H.E. Cartwright, Oreste Pirop. 114
Combustion
Nonlinear Dynamics of Wrinkled Premixed Flames and Related Statistical Problemsp. 127
Experimental Studies of Laminar Flame Instabilitiesp. 159
Gaseous Detonationsp. 182
The Vortical Structure of Flame Spreading over Liquid Fuels Francisco J. Higuerap. 190
Patterns in Biology, Chemical Reactions and Fluid Flow
Applications of Mathematical Modelling to Biological Pattern Formationp. 205
The Artistry of Bacterial Colonies and the Antibiotic Crisisp. 218
Periodicity in Age-Resolved Populationsp. 242
Nonequilibrium Nanostructures in Condensed Reactive Systemsp. 252
Pattern Formation in Electric Dischargesp. 270
Evidence for Eigenfrequencies in Dendritic Growth Dynamicsp. 283
Patterns in the Bulk and at the Interface of Liquid Crystalsp. 298
Inviscid Two-Dimensional Fluid Dynamics Experiments with Magnetized Electron Columnsp. 319
Interaction of Nearly-Inviscid, Multi-mode Faraday Waves and Mean Flowsp. 328
Stationary and Oscillatory Flow of a Charged Liquid Around a Blade Electrodep. 338
Granular Media and Fractures
Science in the Sandbox: Fluctuationsp. 351
Cluster Instability in Freely Evolving Granular Gasesp. 392
Granular Gases - The Early Stagep. 408
Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Gravity Induced Granular Flow in Two-Dimensional Silosp. 420
Dynamics of Fracturep. 436
Avalanches and Damage Clusters in Fracture Processesp. 452
List of participantsp. 461
Indexp. 467
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ISBN: 9783540417057
ISBN-10: 3540417052
Series: Lecture Notes in Physics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 465
Published: June 2001
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.84

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