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# Category: Mathematical Physics

## Statistical Physics of Fields by Mehran Kardar

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## The Interstellar Medium, Expanding Nebulae and Triggered by Thomas G. Bisbas

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## Reflected Brownian Motions in the KPZ Universality Class by Thomas Weiss,Patrik Ferrari,Herbert Spohn

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## A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python (Texts in by Hans Petter Langtangen

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## Artificial Neural Networks in Biomedicine (Perspectives in by Paulo J.G. Lisboa,Emmanuel C. Ifeachor,Piotr S. Szczepaniak

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## Computational Methods in Transport: Granlibakken 2004: 48 by Frank Graziani

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## Localization in Periodic Potentials: From Schrödinger by Dmitry E. Pelinovsky

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## Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics: 005 (Lectures on by A. Sommerfeld,J Kestin

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## Scientific Computing in Electrical Engineering SCEE 2010: 16 by Bas Michielsen,Jean-René Poirier

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## Theory and Applications of Stochastic Processes: An by Zeev Schuss

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By Mehran Kardar

whereas many scientists are acquainted with fractals, fewer are accustomed to scale-invariance and universality which underlie the ubiquity in their shapes. those houses could emerge from the collective behaviour of straightforward basic parts, and are studied utilizing statistical box theories. preliminary chapters attach the particulate viewpoint constructed within the better half quantity, to the coarse grained statistical fields studied the following. in response to lectures taught through Professor Kardar at MIT, this textbook demonstrates how such theories are formulated and studied. Perturbation conception, unique ideas, renormalization teams, and different instruments are hired to illustrate the emergence of scale invariance and universality, and the non-equilibrium dynamics of interfaces and directed paths in random media are mentioned. excellent for complex graduate classes in statistical physics, it comprises an built-in set of difficulties, with recommendations to chose difficulties on the finish of the ebook and an entire set to be had to academics at www.cambridge.org/9780521873413.

By Thomas G. Bisbas

This brief brings jointly the theoretical facets of celebrity formation and ionized areas with the main up to date simulations and observations. starting with the elemental conception of famous person formation, the physics of increasing HII areas is reviewed intimately and a dialogue on how a tremendous celebrity may give start to tens or hundreds and hundreds of alternative stars follows. The theoretical description of megastar formation is proven in simplified and state of the art numerical simulations, describing in a extra transparent method how suggestions from huge stars can set off big name and planet formation. this can be additionally mixed with striking photos of nebulae taken by way of proficient novice astronomers. The latter is particularly prone to stimulate the reader to monitor the constitution of nebulae from a unique perspective, and higher comprehend the linked megastar formation therein.

By Thomas Weiss,Patrik Ferrari,Herbert Spohn

This booklet offers an in depth research of a procedure of interacting Brownian motions in a single size. The interplay is point-like such that the n-th Brownian movement is mirrored from the Brownian movement with label n-1. This version belongs to the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang (KPZ) universality type. actually, a result of singular interplay, many common houses should be confirmed with rigor. They rely on the alternative of preliminary stipulations. dialogue addresses packed and periodic preliminary stipulations (Chapter 5), desk bound preliminary stipulations (Chapter 6), and combos thereof (Chapter 7). The definitely scaled spatial technique could be confirmed to converge to an ethereal procedure within the very long time restrict. A bankruptcy on determinantal random fields and one other one on ethereal strategies are extra to have the notes self-contained. those notes function an creation to the KPZ universality classification, illustrating the most strategies through a unmarried version simply. The notes could be of curiosity to readers from interacting diffusion strategies and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics.

By Hans Petter Langtangen

The publication serves as a primary advent to laptop programming of clinical purposes, utilizing the high-level Python language. The exposition is instance and problem-oriented, the place the purposes are taken from arithmetic, numerical calculus, data, physics, biology and finance. The booklet teaches "Matlab-style" and procedural programming in addition to object-oriented programming. highschool arithmetic is a required history and it really is effective to review classical and numerical one-variable calculus in parallel with interpreting this e-book. in addition to studying tips to application desktops, the reader also will the way to remedy mathematical difficulties, bobbing up in a variety of branches of technology and engineering, because of numerical tools and programming. via mixing programming, arithmetic and medical functions, the booklet lays a superior origin for working towards computational science.

*From the reviews: *Langtangen … does a very good activity of introducing programming as a suite of abilities in challenge fixing. He courses the reader into pondering accurately approximately generating software common sense and information constructions for modeling real-world difficulties utilizing gadgets and services and embracing the object-oriented paradigm. … Summing Up: hugely recommended.

**F. H. Wild III, selection, Vol. forty seven (8), April 2010**

*Those people who've realized clinical programming in Python ‘on the streets’ can be a little jealous of scholars who've the chance to take a direction out of Langtangen’s Primer.” *

*This ebook is going via Python particularly, and programming often, through projects that scientists will most likely practice. It includes useful information for scholars new to clinical computing and stands out as the excellent bridge among an advent to programming and a complicated direction on numerical equipment or computational science.*

“This fourth version is a

wonderful, inclusive textbook that covers pretty well every little thing one wishes to

know to move from 0 to really subtle clinical programming in Python…”

**Joan Horvath, Computing experiences, March2015 **

By Paulo J.G. Lisboa,Emmanuel C. Ifeachor,Piotr S. Szczepaniak

Following the serious study actions of the decade, man made neural networks have emerged as probably the most promising new applied sciences for bettering the standard of healthcare. Many profitable functions of neural networks to biomedical difficulties were mentioned which reveal, convincingly, the detailed advantages of neural networks, even though many ofthese have in basic terms passed through a restricted medical overview. Healthcare companies and builders alike have chanced on that drugs and healthcare are fertile components for neural networks: the issues the following require services and sometimes contain non-trivial development popularity projects - there are actual problems with traditional equipment, and information could be abundant. the serious learn actions in clinical neural networks, and allied parts of man-made intelligence, have ended in a considerable physique of data and the advent of a few neural structures into medical perform. An goal of this booklet is to supply a coherent framework for essentially the most skilled clients and builders of scientific neural networks on the earth to proportion their wisdom and services with readers.

By Frank Graziani

Thereexistawiderangeofapplicationswhereasigni?cantfractionofthe- mentum and effort found in a actual challenge is carried by way of the shipping of debris. reckoning on the speci?capplication, the debris concerned could be photons, neutrons, neutrinos, or charged debris. despite which phenomena is being defined, on the middle of every software is the truth that a Boltzmann like shipping equation should be solved. The complexity, and for that reason fee, desirous about fixing the shipping challenge should be understood by means of figuring out that the final technique to the 3D Boltzmann delivery equation is actually fairly seven dimensional: three spatial coordinates, 2 angles, 1 time, and 1 for pace or power. Low-order appro- mations to the shipping equation are often used due partially to actual justi?cation yet many in instances, just because an answer to the whole tra- port challenge is just too computationally dear. An instance is the di?usion equation, which e?ectively drops the 2 angles in part area through assuming linear illustration in perspective is enough. one other approximation is the gray approximation, which drops the strength variable by means of averaging over it. If the gray approximation is utilized to the di?usion equation, the fee of fixing what quantities to the best attainable description of delivery is approximately equivalent to the price of implicit computational ?uid dynamics. it's transparent for this reason, that for these program parts desiring a few type of shipping, quickly, exact and strong delivery algorithms can result in a rise in total code functionality and a lessen in time to solution.

By Dmitry E. Pelinovsky

This e-book presents a entire therapy of the Gross–Pitaevskii equation with a periodic strength; particularly, the localized modes supported via the periodic strength. It takes the mean-field version of the Bose–Einstein condensation because the start line of research and addresses the lifestyles and balance of localized modes. The mean-field version is simplified additional to the coupled nonlinear Schrödinger equations, the nonlinear Dirac equations, and the discrete nonlinear Schrödinger equations. one of many vital positive factors of such platforms is the lifestyles of band gaps within the wave transmission spectra, which aid desk bound localized modes referred to as the distance solitons. those localized modes recognize a stability among periodicity, dispersion and nonlinearity of the actual approach. Written for researchers in utilized arithmetic, this e-book as a rule makes a speciality of the mathematical homes of the Gross–Pitaevskii equation. It additionally serves as a reference for theoretical physicists drawn to localization in periodic potentials.

By A. Sommerfeld,J Kestin

Lectures on Theoretical Physics, quantity V: Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics discusses the numerous advancements and difficulties within the learn of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.

This quantity comprises 5 chapters. the 1st chapters supply an summary of a few of the elements and functions of thermodynamics. bankruptcy III incorporates a initial advent to statistical mechanics, with an emphasis at the Brownian movement, that's crucial instance of statistical fluctuations. bankruptcy IV describes the Boltzmann’s unique kind of combinatorial process, during which the molecules of a gasoline are endowed with a bodily genuine lifestyles. This bankruptcy additionally considers some of the numerical mixtures that govern the best way the at the same time indistinguishable debris are disbursed over the states constituting the substance of the statistics. bankruptcy V explores the habit of molecules in ideal gases following the process old improvement. This bankruptcy covers an actual formula of the kinetic thought of gases.

Physics lecturers and scholars will locate this publication invaluable.

This quantity comprises 5 chapters. the 1st chapters supply an summary of a few of the elements and functions of thermodynamics. bankruptcy III incorporates a initial advent to statistical mechanics, with an emphasis at the Brownian movement, that's crucial instance of statistical fluctuations. bankruptcy IV describes the Boltzmann’s unique kind of combinatorial process, during which the molecules of a gasoline are endowed with a bodily genuine lifestyles. This bankruptcy additionally considers some of the numerical mixtures that govern the best way the at the same time indistinguishable debris are disbursed over the states constituting the substance of the statistics. bankruptcy V explores the habit of molecules in ideal gases following the process old improvement. This bankruptcy covers an actual formula of the kinetic thought of gases.

Physics lecturers and scholars will locate this publication invaluable.

By Bas Michielsen,Jean-René Poirier

Selected from papers awarded on the eighth medical Computation in electric Engineering convention in Toulouse in 2010, the contributions to this quantity disguise each attitude of numerically modelling digital and electric platforms, together with computational electromagnetics, circuit idea and simulation and machine modelling.

On computational electromagnetics, the chapters research state of the art fabric starting from low-frequency electric laptop modelling difficulties to matters in high-frequency scattering. relating to circuit conception and simulation, the booklet information the main complex concepts for modelling networks with many millions of parts. Modelling units at microscopic degrees is roofed by means of a few primary mathematical physics papers, whereas various papers on version order relief aid engineers and platforms designers to deliver their modelling of industrial-scale platforms in the succeed in of present-day computational strength. Complementing those extra particular papers, the amount additionally includes a number of mathematical tools which are utilized in any program domain.

By Zeev Schuss

Stochastic strategies and diffusion conception are the mathematical underpinnings of many clinical disciplines, together with statistical physics, actual chemistry, molecular biophysics, communications concept and lots of extra. Many books, stories and examine articles were released in this subject, from the merely mathematical to the main practical.

This publication deals an analytical method of stochastic methods which are most typical within the actual and existence sciences, in addition to in optimum keep watch over and within the idea of filltering of indications from noisy measurements. Its target is to make likelihood thought in functionality area quite simply obtainable to scientists expert within the conventional tools of utilized arithmetic, akin to quintessential, usual, and partial differential equations and asymptotic equipment, instead of in chance and degree theory.