Fractals in Science by Armin BundeFractals in Science by Armin Bunde

Fractals in Science

byArmin BundeEditorShlomo Havlin

Paperback | October 3, 2013

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The fractal concept has become an important tool for understanding irregular complex systems in various scientific disciplines. This book discusses in great detail fractals in biology, heterogeneous chemistry, polymers, and the earth sciences. Beginning with a general introduction to fractal geometry it continues with eight chapters on self-organized criticality, rough surfaces and interfaces, random walks, chemical reactions, and fractals in chemistry, biology, and medicine. A special chapter entitled "Computer Exploration of Fractals, Chaos, and Cooperativity" presents computer demonstrations of fractal models.
Title:Fractals in ScienceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pagesPublished:October 3, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662117797

ISBN - 13:9783662117798

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Table of Contents

A Brief Introduction to Fractal Geometry.- Fractals and Self-Organized Criticality.- Fractals in Biology and Medicine: From DNA to the Heartbeat.- Self-Affine Interfaces.- A Primer of Random Walkology.- Polymers.- Kinetics and Spatial Organization of Competitive Reactions.- Fractal Analysis in Heterogeneous Chemistry.- Computer Exploration of Fractals, Chaos, and Cooperativity.