The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications

Metastability and Incompletely Posed Problems

Editors: Antman, S., Ericksen, J.L., Kinderlehrer, D., Müller, I. (Eds.)

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This IMA Volume in Mathematics and its Applications Metastability and Incompletely Posed Problems represents the proceedings of a workshop which was an integral part of the 19R4-R5 IMA program on CONTINUUM PHYSICS AND PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EOIIATIONS. We are grateful to the Scientific Committee: ,I.L. Eri cksen D. Kinderlehrer H. Rrezis C. Dafermos for their dedication and hard work in developing an imaginative, stimulating, and productive year-long program. George R. Sell Hans Weinberger Preface Most equilibrium events in nature do not realize configurations of minimum energy. They are only metastable. Available knowledge of constitutive relations and environmental interactions may be limiterl. As a result, many configurations may he compatible with the rlata. Such questions are incompletely poserl. The papers in this volume address a wide variety of these issues as they are perceived by the material scientist and the mathematician. They represent a portion of the significant activity which has been underway in recent years, from the experimental arena and physical theory to the analysis of differential equations and computation.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Metastability and Incompletely Posed Problems
Series Title
The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications
Series Volume
3
Copyright
1987
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4613-8704-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4613-8704-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-96462-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4613-8706-0
Series ISSN
0940-6573
Edition Number
1
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