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Without bounds : a scientific canvas of nonlinearity and complex dynamics

Author: Ramon G Rubio
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Understanding complex systems.; Springer complexity.
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Bringing together over fifty contributions on all aspects of nonlinear and complex dynamics, this impressive topical collection is both a scientific and personal tribute, on the occasion of his 70th birthday, by many outstanding colleagues in the broad fields of research pursued by Prof. Manuel G Velarde. The topics selected reflect the research areas covered by the famous Instituto Pluridisciplinar at the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ramon G Rubio
ISBN: 9783642340703 3642340709 3642340695 9783642340697
OCLC Number: 847627134
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Personal Reminiscences --
M.G. Velarde: Succint Biography. Doing Science in Spain as a Maverick / Yu. S. Ryazantsev --
M.G. Velarde: Highlights of Research Achievements / Yu. S. Ryazantsev --
Gallery of Portraits and Other Pictures / M.G. Velarde --
Thirteen Years of Collaboration with Manuel on Complexity in Biorobotics and Brain Science / P. Arena --
My Relation with Professor Manuel G. Velarde / X.-L. Chu --
My Scientific and Personal Relation with Manuel G. Velarde / E. del Rio --
Manolo García Velarde: Three Relevant Traits of His Multifaceted Persona / F. Mayor-Zaragoza --
Reminiscences from an Expatriate Scientist / C. Montes --
An Extraordinary Year of My Life / A. Ye. Rednikov --
Reminiscence of My Time in Manuel's Group at the Instituto Pluridisciplinar / A. Wierschem --
My Year with Manuel / W. Zimmerman --
Our Adventure with Manuel / W. Zimmerman --
Scientific Contributions: Flows, Instabilities and Convective Patterns --
A Peculiar Observation Arising from the Stokes Approximation in Certain Closed Flows / W. Guo, R. Narayanan, G. Labrosse. Influence of Periodic and Quasi-periodic Gravitational Modulation on Convective Instability of Reaction Fronts in Porous Media / K. Allali, M. Belhaq --
Genesis of Bénard-Marangoni Patterns in Thin Liquid Films Drying into Air / P. Colinet, F. Chauvet, S. Dehaeck --
Pattern Formation Emerging from Stationary Solutal Marangoni Instability: A Roadmap Through the Underlying Hierarchic Structures / H. Linde, K. Schwarzenberger, K. Eckert --
Observation of the Thermocapillary Motion of a Droplet in a Laser Beam / P. López, Yu [and others] --
Influence of Heat Flux Modulation on Thermocapillary Instability in a Binary Mixture with the Soret Effect / I.S. Fayzrakhmanova, S. Shklyaev, A.A. Nepomnyashchy --
Onset of Stationary Flows of a Cohesive Granular Material in a Channel / A. de Ryck, O. Louisnard --
Scientific Contributions: Interfacial Phenomena, Wetting and Spreading Problems --
Thermography Applied to Interfacial Phenomena, Potentials and Pitfalls / M. Antoni, K. Sefiane --
Shear Rheology of Interfaces: Micro Rheological Methods / A.J. Mendoza [and others]. Cohesive and Non-cohesive Adsorption of Surfactants at Liquid Interfaces / R.I. Slavchov, I.M. Dimitrova, I.B. Ivanov --
Surface Wetting: From a Phenomenon to an Important Analytical Tool / V. Dutschk --
Wetting Transition and Line Tension of Oil on Water / H. Matsubara, M. Aratono --
Dynamics of a Complete Wetting Liquid Under Evaporation / C.-T. Pham, F. Lequeux, L. Limat --
Evaporation of Sessile Droplets of Liquid on Solid Substrates / S. Semenov [and others] --
Superspreading: Role of the Substrate Surface Energy / A. Nikolov, D. Wasan --
Scientific Contributions: Waves and Solitons, and Other Collective Excitations. Coupled Korteweg-de Vries Equations / R. Grimshaw --
Water Waves and Time Arrows in Conservative Continuum Physics / P.A. Tyvand --
Surface Wave Damping / M.A. Herrada, J.M. Montanero, J.M. Vega --
Shadowgraph Contrast of Internal Wave Trains During Absorption / A. Wierschem, H. Linde --
Formation of Mach-Stems on Shock Fronts and Cellular Detonations / P. Clavin --
Cavity Solitons / L.A. Lugiato [and others] --
Three-Wave Backward Optical Solitons / C. Montes [and others]. Rivulet Structures in Falling Liquid Films / B. Scheid --
Towards a Theory of Degenerated Solectrons in Doped Lattices: Problems and Perspectives / A.P. Chetverikov, W. Ebeling, M.G. Velarde --
Surfing Electrons in Quantum Computers? / Y. Pomeau --
Collective Excitations in Superfluid Fermi Gases in the BCS-BEC Crossover / G.-X. Huang --
Scientific Contributions: Complex Dynamics and Stochastic Dynamics. Toward a Complex Systems Approach to Information / G. Nicolis, C. Nicolis --
Information-Theoretical Complexity Analysis of Selected Elementary Chemical Reactions / M. Molina-Espíritu, R.O. Esquivel, J.S. Dehesa --
Stochastic Oscillators / V.S. Anishchenko [and others] --
PDEs in Moving Time Dependent Domains / F. Cortez, A. Rodríguez-Bernal --
Asymptotic Scaling for Euclidean Lattices / R.A. Garza-López, J.J. Kozak --
Scientific Contributions: Bio- and Neuro-physical Problems. Present Day Biology seen in the Looking Glass of Physics of Complexity / P. Schuster --
Dissipative Structures and Biological Evolution / E.J. Brändas --
Nonlinear Models for Protein Folding and Function / L. Cruzeiro. Study of Cardiac Defibrillation Through Numerical Simulations / J. Bragard [and others] --
Morphogenesis and Complexity of the Tumor Patterns / E. Izquierdo-Kulich, J.M. Nieto-Villar --
Quantitative Neuroimaging: What You can Say and What You can Believe About the Brain / M. Desco --
Scientific Contributions: Geophysical Flows and Other Geo-problems. Strong Flows of Bottom Water in Abyssal Channels of the Atlantic / E.G. Morozov --
Global Climate Change and Local Severe Weather Phenomena: Is There a Possible Synthesis Among These Apparent Antitheses? / F. Stel, D.B. Giaiotti --
A Time-Space Description of the Analysis Produced by a Data Assimilation Method / K.P. Belyaev, C.A.S. Tanajura --
Challenges of Biomass in a Development Model Based on Renewable Energies / F. Cuadros [and others] --
Science for the Lay Audience. Swings of Science: From Complexity to Simplicity and Back / L.M. Pismen --
A Decade of Science for the People in Spain: La Barraca De La Ciencia / M.G. Velarde --
A decade of hands-on science at the schools of Friul (Udine, province, Friuli-Venezia-Giulia): Toccare l'aria e sentire la terra tremare. / M.G. Velarde.
Series Title: Understanding complex systems.; Springer complexity.
Responsibility: Ramon G. Rubio [and others], editors.


Addressing a hugely diverse range of topics, both fundamental and applied, this anthology of papers from leading researchers in non-linear and complex dynamics honors the seminal contributions to the  Read more...
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