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Transport and Mixing in Laminar Flows: From Microfluidics to Oceanic Currents / Edition 1

Transport and Mixing in Laminar Flows: From Microfluidics to Oceanic Currents / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9783527410118
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/18/2012
Series: Annual Reviews of Nonlinear Dynamics and Complexity (VCH) Series
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Roman Grigoriev got his PhD at the California Institute of Technology and became a Research Associate at the University of Chicago before he moved to Georgia Tech. Professor Grigoriev's research on nonequilibrium systems such as fluids, lasers and living systems ranges from mixing in fluids, thin liquid films and wide aperture lasers to the heart muscle.

Heinz Georg Schuster is Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Kiel in Germany. He was a visiting professor at the Weizmann-Institute of Science in Israel and at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, USA. He authored and edited many books on nonlinear phenomena and chaos control.

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Table of Contents

Mixing in laminar fluid flows: From microfluidics to oceanic currents (R.O. Grigoriev, Georgia Institute of Technology)
1. Resonance and Mixing in near-integrable volume-preserving systems (D. Vainchtein, Temple University)
2. Fluid stirring in a tilted rotating tank (Th. Ward, North Carolina State University)
3. Lagrangian Coherent Structures (Sh.C. Shadden, Illinois Institute of Technology)
4. Interfacial Transfer from Stirred Laminar Flows (J.D. Kirtland, Dordt College, and A.D. Stroock, Cornell University)
5. The effects of laminar mixing on reaction fronts and patterns (T. Solomon, Bucknell University)
6. Microfluidic flows of viscoelastic fluid (M.S.N. Oliveira, M.A. Alves, F.T. Pinho, University of Porto)

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