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Springer Series in Synergetics

Turbulence and Diffusion

Scaling Versus Equations

Authors: Bakunin, Oleg G.

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  • The first introduction to the multidisciplinary field of turbulent transport in complex systems

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This book is an introduction to the multidisciplinary field of anomalous diffusion in complex systems, with emphasis on the scaling approach as opposed to techniques based on the quantitative analysis of underlying transport equations. Typical examples of such systems are turbulent plasmas, convective rolls, zonal flow systems and stochastic magnetic fields.

From the more methodological point of view, the approach relies on the general use of correlations estimates, quasilinear equations and continuous time random walk techniques. Yet, the mathematical descriptions are not meant to become a fixed set of recipes but rather develop and strengthen the reader's physical intuition and understanding on the underlying mechanisms involved.

Most of the material stems from class-tested lectures, where graduate students where assumed to have a working knowledge of classical physics, fluid dynamics and plasma physics but otherwise no prior knowledge of the subject matter is assumed from the side of the reader.

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“The text is organized in four parts. … It provides a terse survey of the recent advances in the field of non-conventional approaches to turbulence modeling. The collection of topics in this book is very broad … . recommended for advanced undergraduate students and graduate students in theoretical physics and geophysical sciences. It can also be used by researcher who are interested in relatively new theoretical concepts, with a strong preference for the scaling and renormalization.” (Andrzej Icha, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Vol. 166, 2009)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Turbulence and Diffusion
Book Subtitle
Scaling Versus Equations
Authors
Series Title
Springer Series in Synergetics
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-68222-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-68222-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-68221-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-08790-5
Series ISSN
0172-7389
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 268
Number of Illustrations
99 b/w illustrations
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