Free Boundary Problems

Free Boundary Problems

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Free boundary problems arise in an enormous number of situations in nature and technology. They hold a strategic position in pure and applied sciences and thus have been the focus of considerable research over the last three decades. Free Boundary Problems: Theory and Applications presents the work and results of experts at the forefront of current research in mathematics, material sciences, chemical engineering, biology, and physics. It contains the plenary lectures and contributed papers of the 1997 International Interdisciplinary Congress proceedings held in Crete. The main topics addressed include free boundary problems in fluid and solid mechanics, combustion, the theory of filtration, and glaciology. Contributors also discuss material science modeling, recent mathematical developments, and numerical analysis advances within their presentations of more specific topics, such as singularities of interfaces, cusp cavitation and fracture, capillary fluid dynamics of film coating, dynamics of surface growth, phase transition kinetics, and phase field models. With the implications of free boundary problems so far reaching, it becomes important for researchers from all of these fields to stay abreast of new developments. Free Boundary Problems: Theory and Applications provides the opportunity to do just that, presenting recent advances from more than 50 researchers at the frontiers of science, mathematics, and technology.In this simulation, we have used 7 = 0.05, TV = 256 and Aalt; = 10~3. ... Good agreement is observed between the sharp interface (solid line) and the c = 1/2 contour line (dashed line), although the layer in the HSCH model pinches off slightlyanbsp;...

Title:Free Boundary Problems
Author:Ioannis Athanasopoulos, Jose Francisco Rodrigues, George Makrakis
Publisher:CRC Press - 1999-06-25


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