The Mathematics and Physics of Disordered Media: Percolation, Random Walk, Modeling,and Simulation. Proceedings of a Workshop held at the IMA, Unive by B.D. HughesThe Mathematics and Physics of Disordered Media: Percolation, Random Walk, Modeling,and Simulation. Proceedings of a Workshop held at the IMA, Unive by B.D. Hughes

The Mathematics and Physics of Disordered Media: Percolation, Random Walk, Modeling,and Simulation…

EditorB.D. Hughes, B.w. Ninham

Paperback | December 1, 1983

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Title:The Mathematics and Physics of Disordered Media: Percolation, Random Walk, Modeling,and Simulation…Format:PaperbackDimensions:440 pagesPublished:December 1, 1983Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540127070

ISBN - 13:9783540127079

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Table of Contents

Random processes and random systems: An introduction.- On the wedding of certain dynamical processes in disordered complex materials to the theory of stable (Lévy) distribution functions.- Fractal stochastic processes: Clusters and intermittancies.- Percolation and fractal properties of thin gold films.- Percolation and capillary fluid displacement.- Recent progress and current puzzles in percolation.- Markov fields, correlated percolation, and the Ising model.- Directionality effects in percolation.- Percolation and related systems in equilibrium statistical mechanics.- Branched polymers, polymer gels and percolation theory.- Critical probabilities in percolation models.- Critical exponents and thresholds for percolation and conduction.- Models of disordered media: Some new results, including some new connections between composite-media, fluid-state, and random-flight theories.- Variational bounds on the diffusive and hydrodynamic permeabilities of randomly perforated sheets.- Diffusions and random walks in random media.- Waves in disordered media.- Microscopic origins of stochastic crack growth.