Gallavotti, Giovanni
Overview
Works:  45 works in 195 publications in 4 languages and 3,349 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference proceedings 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator 
Classifications:  Q172.5.C45, 530.13 
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Most widely held works by
Giovanni Gallavotti
The FermiPastaUlam problem a status report
by
Giovanni Gallavotti(
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14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The apparent contradiction of the results of the FermiPastaUlam experiment conducted in 1953 and 1954 with the hypothesis that essentially any nonlinearity would lead to a system exhibiting ergodic behaviour has become known as the FermiPastaUlam Problem. This volume reviews the current understanding of this paradox without trying to force coherence on differing perspectives on the same problem by various groups or approaches. The contributions comprise studies of onedimensional chains, descriptions of numerical methods, heuristic theories, addressing the???long standing and controversia
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The apparent contradiction of the results of the FermiPastaUlam experiment conducted in 1953 and 1954 with the hypothesis that essentially any nonlinearity would lead to a system exhibiting ergodic behaviour has become known as the FermiPastaUlam Problem. This volume reviews the current understanding of this paradox without trying to force coherence on differing perspectives on the same problem by various groups or approaches. The contributions comprise studies of onedimensional chains, descriptions of numerical methods, heuristic theories, addressing the???long standing and controversia
The elements of mechanics
by
Giovanni Gallavotti(
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15 editions published in 1983 in English and German and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published in 1983 in English and German and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical mechanics : a short treatise
by
Giovanni Gallavotti(
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12 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book presents a critical and modern analysis of the conceptual foundations of statistical mechanics as laid down in Boltzmann's works. The author emphasizes the relation between microscopic reversibility and macroscopic irreversibility. Students will find a clear and detailed explanation of fundamental concepts such as equipartition, entropy, and ergodicity. They will learn about Brownian motion, the modern treatment of the thermodynamic limit phase transitions, the microscopic and macroscopic theory of the coexistence of phases, statistical mechanics of stationary states, and fluctuations and dissipation in chaotic motions
12 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book presents a critical and modern analysis of the conceptual foundations of statistical mechanics as laid down in Boltzmann's works. The author emphasizes the relation between microscopic reversibility and macroscopic irreversibility. Students will find a clear and detailed explanation of fundamental concepts such as equipartition, entropy, and ergodicity. They will learn about Brownian motion, the modern treatment of the thermodynamic limit phase transitions, the microscopic and macroscopic theory of the coexistence of phases, statistical mechanics of stationary states, and fluctuations and dissipation in chaotic motions
Statistical mechanics lectures given at the Centro internazionale matematico estivo (C.I.M.E.) held in Bressanone (Bolzano), Italy, June 2127, 1976
by C.I.M.E. Summer School(
)
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Foundations of fluid dynamics
by
Giovanni Gallavotti(
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19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This monograph on fluid mechanics is not only a superb and unique textbook but also an impressive piece of research. The author writes from the vantage point of a mathematical physicist: Having in mind the important applications and approximation techniques used in physics and engineering, he carefully analyses the power of the theory. He examines, among others, the theories of Leray, Ruelle and Takens, and discusses Lorenz's ideas of attractors. This is the only textbook that fully covers turbulence, all the way from the works of Kolmogorov to modern dynamics. This 2nd corrected printing has been thoroughly revised with many changes to improve readability
19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This monograph on fluid mechanics is not only a superb and unique textbook but also an impressive piece of research. The author writes from the vantage point of a mathematical physicist: Having in mind the important applications and approximation techniques used in physics and engineering, he carefully analyses the power of the theory. He examines, among others, the theories of Leray, Ruelle and Takens, and discusses Lorenz's ideas of attractors. This is the only textbook that fully covers turbulence, all the way from the works of Kolmogorov to modern dynamics. This 2nd corrected printing has been thoroughly revised with many changes to improve readability
Renormalization group
by
Giuseppe Benfatto(
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7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nonequilibrium and irreversibility
by
Giovanni Gallavotti(
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7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book concentrates on the properties of the stationary states in chaotic systems of particles or fluids, leaving aside the theory of the way they can be reached. The stationary states of particles or of fluids (understood as probability distributions on microscopic configurations or on the fields describing continua) have received important new ideas and data from numerical simulations and reviews are needed. The starting point is to find out which time invariant distributions come into play in physics. A special feature of this book is the historical approach. To identify the problems the
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book concentrates on the properties of the stationary states in chaotic systems of particles or fluids, leaving aside the theory of the way they can be reached. The stationary states of particles or of fluids (understood as probability distributions on microscopic configurations or on the fields describing continua) have received important new ideas and data from numerical simulations and reviews are needed. The starting point is to find out which time invariant distributions come into play in physics. A special feature of this book is the historical approach. To identify the problems the
Nonlinear evolution and chaotic phenomena
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Giovanni Gallavotti(
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12 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aspects of ergodic, qualitative, and statistical theory of motion
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Giovanni Gallavotti(
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9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and German and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intended for beginners in ergodic theory, this book addresses students as well as researchers in mathematical physics. The main novelty is the systematic treatment of characteristic problems in ergodic theory by a unified method in terms of convergent power series and renormalization group methods, in particular. Basic concepts of ergodicity, like Gibbs states, are developed and applied to, e.g., Asonov systems or KAM theory. Many examples illustrate the ideas and, in addition, a substantial number of interesting topics are treated in the form of guided problems
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and German and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intended for beginners in ergodic theory, this book addresses students as well as researchers in mathematical physics. The main novelty is the systematic treatment of characteristic problems in ergodic theory by a unified method in terms of convergent power series and renormalization group methods, in particular. Basic concepts of ergodicity, like Gibbs states, are developed and applied to, e.g., Asonov systems or KAM theory. Many examples illustrate the ideas and, in addition, a substantial number of interesting topics are treated in the form of guided problems
Boltzmann's legacy
by International Symposium "Boltzmann's Legacy"(
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11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
International Conference on Dynamical Systems in Mathematical Physics, Rennes, 1975, Sept. 1421
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Société mathématique de France(
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8 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical Mechancis
by
Giovanni Gallavotti(
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4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
C. Cercignani: A sketch of the theory of the Boltzmann equation. O.E. Lanford: Qualitative and statistical theory of dissipative systems. E.H. Lieb: many particle Coulomb systems. B. Tirozzi: Report on renormalization group. A. Wehrl: Basic properties of entropy in quantum mechanics
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
C. Cercignani: A sketch of the theory of the Boltzmann equation. O.E. Lanford: Qualitative and statistical theory of dissipative systems. E.H. Lieb: many particle Coulomb systems. B. Tirozzi: Report on renormalization group. A. Wehrl: Basic properties of entropy in quantum mechanics
Mathematical foundation of turbulent viscous flows lectures given at the C.I.M.E. summer school held in Martina Franca, Italy, September 15, 2003
by
M Cannone(
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4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Aspetti della teoria ergodica, qualitativa e statistica del moto
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Giovanni Gallavotti(
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7 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical mechanics
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Centro internazionale matematico estivo(
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4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meccanica elementare
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Giovanni Gallavotti(
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4 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ipotesi per una introduzione alla meccanica dei fluidi
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Giovanni Gallavotti(
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5 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meccanica statistica
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Giovanni Gallavotti(
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5 editions published in 1995 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1995 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical physics electronic journal
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2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The aim of this journal (http://www.ma.utexas.edu/mpej/) is to publish papers in mathematical physics and related areas that are of the highest quality. Research papers and review articles are selected through the normal refereeing process, overseen by an editorial board. The research subjects are primarily on mathematical physics; but this should not be interpreted as a limitation, as the editors feel that essentially all subjects of mathematics and physics are in principle relevant to mathematical physics
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The aim of this journal (http://www.ma.utexas.edu/mpej/) is to publish papers in mathematical physics and related areas that are of the highest quality. Research papers and review articles are selected through the normal refereeing process, overseen by an editorial board. The research subjects are primarily on mathematical physics; but this should not be interpreted as a limitation, as the editors feel that essentially all subjects of mathematics and physics are in principle relevant to mathematical physics
Problemes ergodiques de la mecanique classique
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Giovanni Gallavotti(
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4 editions published in 1976 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1976 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Related Identities
 Centro internazionale matematico estivo Other
 Benfatto, Giuseppe 1944 Author
 Zweifel, P. F. (Paul Frederick) 1929 Editor
 North Atlantic Treaty Organization Scientific Affairs Division
 Gentile, G. (Guido)
 Bonetto, F. (Federico)
 Reiter, Wolfgang L.
 Ruelle, David Author
 Keane, M. S. (Michael S.)
 Jakob Yngvason
Associated Subjects
Chaotic behavior in systems Chaotic behavior in systemsMathematical models Critical phenomena (Physics) Differentiable dynamical systems Differential equations, Partial Dynamics Ergodic theory Fluid dynamics Fluid mechanics Irreversible processes Materials Mathematical physics Mathematics Measurepreserving transformations Mechanics NavierStokes equations Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics Nonlinear theories Particles (Nuclear physics) Phase space (Statistical physics) Physics Renormalization group Statistical mechanics Statistical physics TurbulenceMathematical models Viscous flow