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Brownian motion : fluctuations, dynamics, and applications

Author: Robert M Mazo
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2009.
Series: International series of monographs on physics, 112; Oxford science publications
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brownian motion- the incessant motion of small particles suspended in a fluid- is an important topic in statistical physics and physical chemistry. This book studies its origin in molecular scale  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Mazo
ISBN: 9780199556441 019955644X 9780198515678 0198515677
OCLC Number: 780876416
Description: XII, 289 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Historical background ; 2. Probability theory ; 3. Stochastic processes ; 4. Einstein-Smoluchowski Theory ; 5. Stochastic differential equations and integrals ; 6. Functional integrals ; 7. Some important special cases ; 8. The Smoluchowski Equation ; 9. Random walk ; 10. Statistical mechanics ; 11. Stochastic equations from a statistical mechanical viewpoint ; 12. Two exactly treatable models ; 13. Brownian Motion and noise ; 14. Diffusion phenomena ; 15. Rotational diffusion ; 16. Polymer solutions ; 17. Interacting Brownian Particles ; 18. Dynamics, fractals, and chaos ; A. The applicability of Stokes Law ; B. Functional calculus ; C. An operator identity ; D. Euler Angles ; E. The Oseen Tensor ; F. Mutual- and self-diffusion
Series Title: International series of monographs on physics, 112; Oxford science publications
Responsibility: Robert M. Mazo.

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