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Exploring chaos : a guide to the new science of disorder

Author: Nina Hall
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chaos Theory is giving scientists fresh insights into all sorts of unruly phenomena--from dripping faucets to swinging pendulums, from the vagaries of the weather to the movements of the planets, from heart rhythms to gold futures. In this collection of front-line reports, edited for the general reader, internationally recognized experts trace the roots of chaos in modern science and mathematics. -- Amazon.com
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Hall
ISBN: 0393312267 9780393312263
OCLC Number: 31983276
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Chaos : a science for the real world / Ian Percival --
Chaos in the swing of a pendulum / David Tritton --
An experiment with mathematics / Franco Vivaldi --
Portraits of chaos / Ian Stewart --
Turbulent times for fluids / Tom Mullin --
A weather eye on unpredictability / Tim Palmer --
The chaotic rhythms of life / Robert May --
Is the solar system stable? / Carl Murray --
Clocks and chaos in chemistry / Stephen Scott --
Fractals : a geometry of nature / Benoit Mandelbrot --
Fractals, reflections and distortions / Caroline Series --
Chaos, catastrophes and engineering / Allan McRobie and Michael Thompson --
Chaos on the circuit board / Jim Lesurf --
Chaos on the trading floor / Robert Savit --
Quantum physics on the edge of chaos / Michael Berry --
A random walk in arithmetic / Gregory Chaitin --
Chaos, entropy and the arrow of time / Peter Coveney --
Is the universe a machine? / Paul Davies.
Responsibility: edited by Nina Hall.

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Chaos Theory is giving scientists fresh insights into all sorts of unruly phenomena--from dripping faucets to swinging pendulums, from the vagaries of the weather to the movements of the planets, from heart rhythms to gold futures. In this collection of front-line reports, edited for the general reader, internationally recognized experts trace the roots of chaos in modern science and mathematics. -- Amazon.com

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