Dynamics of Spatio-Temporal Cellular Structures: Henri Bénard Centenary Review / Edition 1

Dynamics of Spatio-Temporal Cellular Structures: Henri Bénard Centenary Review / Edition 1

by Innocent Mutabazi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387400982

ISBN-13: 9780387400983

Pub. Date: 12/15/2005

Publisher: Springer New York

The impact of Benard's discovery on 20th century physics is crucial to any modern research area such as fluid dynamics, nonlinear dynamics, and non-equilibrium thermodynamics, just to name a few. This centenary review shows the broad scope and development including modern applications, edited and written by experts in the field.

Overview

The impact of Benard's discovery on 20th century physics is crucial to any modern research area such as fluid dynamics, nonlinear dynamics, and non-equilibrium thermodynamics, just to name a few. This centenary review shows the broad scope and development including modern applications, edited and written by experts in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387400983
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Series:
Springer Tracts in Modern Physics Series, #207
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
249
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The Context of Bénard Scientific Work and Nonlinear Science.- Scientific Biography of Henri Bénard (1874–1939).- Bénard Cellular Structures.- Rayleigh-Bénard Convection: Thirty Years of Experimental, Theoretical, and Modeling Work.- Experiments with Rayleigh-Bénard Convection.- Rayleigh-Bénard Convection as a Model of a Nonlinear System: A Personal View.- Bénard Convection and Geophysical Applications.- Bénard-Marangoni Cellular Structures.- Bénard Layers, Overstability, and Waves.- Hydrothermal Waves in a Disk of Fluid.- Secondary Instabilities in Surface-Tension-Driven Bénard-Marangoni Convection.- Bénard and Wakes.- Wake Instabilities Behind Bluff Bodies.- Spatial Inhomogeneities of Hydrodynamic Instabilities.- Extension of Bénard’s Work.- Patterns and Chaotic Dynamics in Faraday Surface Waves.- The Taylor-Couette Flow: The Hydrodynamic Twin of Rayleigh-Bénard Convection.

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