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|Genre/Form:||Conference papers and proceedings
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
G Nicolis; F Baras; North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
|Notes:||Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Chemical Instabilities: Applications in Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, and Materials Science, held in Austin, Tex., Mar. 14-18, 1983, sponsored by NATO and other organizations.
"Published in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division."
|Description:||xxvi, 420 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||I - Chemical Kinetics.- The Search for New Chemical Oscillators.- Chemical Dissipative Systems and the Measure of Chaos.- Theoretical and Experimental Studies of Catalytic Reactions.- Sensitivity Analysis: a Numerical Tool for the Study of Parameter Variations in Oscillating Reaction Models.- II - Combustion.- Isothermal Autocatalysis in the CSTR: Exotic Stationary-State Patterns (Isolas and Mushrooms) and Sustained Oscillations.- Thermokinetic Oscillations and Multistability in Gas-Phase Oxidations.- Dynamics of Premixed Flames.- Linear Stability of a Planar Reverse Combustion Front Propagating through a Porous Medium: Gas-Solid Combustion Model.- Propagating Flames and their Stability.- Secondary Bifurcation in Flame Propagation.- Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Thermal Explosion.- Fluctuations in Combustion.- Studies of Thermal Fluctuations in Nonequilibrium Systems by Monte Carlo Computer Simulations.- III - Interfaces.- Mechanical Instability and Dissipative Structures at Liquid Interfaces.- Interfacial Instability in Binary Mixtures : The Role of the Interface and its Deformation.- Chemically Driven Interfacial Instabilities.- Shape Instabilities of Moving Reaction Interfaces.- Morphological Stability During Unidirectional Solidification : Influence of Melt Rheology and Marangoni Convection.- Mode Selection on Interfaces.- IV - Geology.- The Self Organization of Liesegang Bands and Other Precipitate Patterns.- Examples of Patterns in Igneous Rocks.- Survey of Geochemical Self-Patterning Phenomena.- Modeling Nonlinear Wave Propagation and Pattern Formation at Geochemical First Order Phase Transitions.- Chemical Instabilities and "Shocks" in a Non-Linear Convection Problem Issued from Geology.- V - Materials Science.- Dynamical Processes During Solidification.- Instabilities in the Pulsed Laser Irradiation Melting and Solidification.- Spatial Structures in Nonequilibrium Systems.- Formation of Chemical and Mechanical Structures During the Oxidation of Metals and Alloys.|
|Series Title:||NATO ASI series., Series C,, Mathematical and physical sciences ;, no. 120.|
|Responsibility:||edited by G. Nicolis and F. Baras.|