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The mathematics and physics of disordered media : percolation, random walk, modeling, and simulation : proceedings of a workshop held at the IMA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, February 13-19, 1983 / edited by B.D. Hughes and B.W. Ninham.

Contributor(s): Hughes, B. D. (Barry D.) | Ninham, B. W | University of Minnesota. Institute for Mathematics and Its ApplicationsMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Lecture notes in mathematics (Springer-Verlag) ; 1035.Publication details: Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, 1983. Description: 1 online resource (v, 431 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540386933; 3540386939Subject(s): Percolation (Statistical physics) -- Congresses | Random walks (Mathematics) -- Congresses | Chaotic behavior in systems -- Congresses | Mathématiques -- Congrès | Physique -- Congrès | Processus stochastiques -- Congrès | Chaotic behavior in systems | Percolation (Statistical physics) | Random walks (Mathematics) | Matematica Aplicada | Matematica | Perkolation | Kongress | Ungeordnetes System | Stochastischer Prozess | Ordnungs-Unordnungs-Modell | ORDER-DISORDER TRANSFORMATIONS | PERCOLATION | RANDOM WALK | CONFERENCESGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mathematics and physics of disordered media.DDC classification: 510 s | 530.1/592 LOC classification: QA3 | .L28 no. 1035 | QC174.85.P45Other classification: 31.70 | 60-06 | SI 850 | 27 | 29 | PHY 015f | PHY 064f | PHY 066f | PHY 623f Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Random processes and random systems: An introduction -- On the wedding of certain dynamical processes in disordered complex materials to the theory of stable (Lévy) distribution functions -- Fractal stochastic processes: Clusters and intermittancies -- Percolation and fractal properties of thin gold films -- Percolation and capillary fluid displacement -- Recent progress and current puzzles in percolation -- Markov fields, correlated percolation, and the Ising model -- Directionality effects in percolation -- Percolation and related systems in equilibrium statistical mechanics -- Branched polymers, polymer gels and percolation theory -- Critical probabilities in percolation models -- Critical exponents and thresholds for percolation and conduction -- Models of disordered media: Some new results, including some new connections between composite-media, fluid-state, and random-flight theories -- Variational bounds on the diffusive and hydrodynamic permeabilities of randomly perforated sheets -- Diffusions and random walks in random media -- Waves in disordered media -- Microscopic origins of stochastic crack growth.
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Random processes and random systems: An introduction -- On the wedding of certain dynamical processes in disordered complex materials to the theory of stable (Lévy) distribution functions -- Fractal stochastic processes: Clusters and intermittancies -- Percolation and fractal properties of thin gold films -- Percolation and capillary fluid displacement -- Recent progress and current puzzles in percolation -- Markov fields, correlated percolation, and the Ising model -- Directionality effects in percolation -- Percolation and related systems in equilibrium statistical mechanics -- Branched polymers, polymer gels and percolation theory -- Critical probabilities in percolation models -- Critical exponents and thresholds for percolation and conduction -- Models of disordered media: Some new results, including some new connections between composite-media, fluid-state, and random-flight theories -- Variational bounds on the diffusive and hydrodynamic permeabilities of randomly perforated sheets -- Diffusions and random walks in random media -- Waves in disordered media -- Microscopic origins of stochastic crack growth.

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