Computer Simulation of Dynamic Phenomena

Author: Mark L. Wilkins

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3662038854

Category: Science

Page: 246

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A description of computer programs for simulating phenomena in hydrodynamics, gas dynamics, and elastic plastic flow in one, two, and three dimensions. The text covers Maxwell's equations, and thermal and radiation diffusion, while the numerical procedures described permit the exact conservation of physical properties in the solutions of the fundamental laws of mechanics. The author also treats materials, including the use of simulation programs to predict material behavior.

Mathematics of Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Flows

Author: Luigi Carlo Berselli,Traian Iliescu,William J. Layton

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540263166

Category: Computers

Page: 348

View: 2021

This volume focuses on the mathematical foundations of LES and its models and provides a connection between the tools of applied mathematics, partial differential equations and LES. A useful entry point into the field for PhD students in applied mathematics, computational mathematics and partial differential equations is offered.

A Computational Differential Geometry Approach to Grid Generation

Author: Vladimir D. Liseikin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540342362

Category: Science

Page: 294

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The process of breaking up a physical domain into smaller sub-domains, known as meshing, facilitates the numerical solution of partial differential equations used to simulate physical systems. In an updated and expanded Second Edition, this monograph gives a detailed treatment based on the numerical solution of inverted Beltramian and diffusion equations with respect to monitor metrics for generating both structured and unstructured grids in domains and on surfaces.

Computational Techniques for Fluid Dynamics

A Solutions Manual

Author: Karkenahalli Srinivas,Clive Fletcher

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540543046

Category: Science

Page: 256

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This complementary text provides detailed solutions for the problems that appear in Chapters 2 to 18 of Computational Techniques for Fluid Dynamics (CTFD), Second Edition. Consequently there is no Chapter 1 in this solutions manual. The solutions are indicated in enough detail for the serious reader to have little difficulty in completing any intermediate steps. Many of the problems require the reader to write a computer program to obtain the solution. Tabulated data, from computer output, are included where appropriate and coding enhancements to the programs provided in CTFD are indicated in the solutions. In some instances completely new programs have been written and the listing forms part of the solution. All of the program modifications, new programs and input/output files are available on an IBM compatible floppy direct from C.A.J. Fletcher. Many of the problems are substantial enough to be considered mini-projects and the discussion is aimed as much at encouraging the reader to explore ex tensions and what-if scenarios leading to further dcvelopment as at providing neatly packaged solutions. Indeed, in order to givc the reader a better intro duction to CFD reality, not all the problems do have a "happy ending". Some suggested extensions fail; but the reasons for the failure are illuminating.

High-Performance Computing and Networking

8th International Conference, HPCN Europe 2000 Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 8-10, 2000 Proceedings

Author: Marian Bubak,Bob Hertzberger,Hamideh Afsarmanesh,Roy Williams

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540675531

Category: Computers

Page: 719

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on High-Performance Computing and Networking, HPCN Europe 2000, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in May 2000. The 52 revised full papers presented together with 34 revised posters were carefully reviewed for inclusion in the book. The papers are organized in sections on problem solving environments, metacomputing, load balancing, numerical parallel algorithms, virtual enterprises and virtual laboratories, cooperation coordination, Web-based tools for tele-working, monitoring and performance, low-level algorithms, Java in HPCN, cluster computing, data analysis, and applications in a variety of fields.

Numerical Modeling of Coupled Phenomena in Science and Engineering

Practical Use and Examples

Author: Mario César Suárez Arriaga,Jochen Bundschuh,Francisco Javier Dominguez-Mota

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203886229

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

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Mathematics is a universal language. Differential equations, mathematical modeling, numerical methods and computation form the underlying infrastructure of engineering and the sciences. In this context mathematical modeling is a very powerful tool for studying engineering problems, natural systems and human society. This interdisciplinary book contains a comprehensive overview, including practical examples, of the progress achieved to date in the modeling of coupled phenomena, computational mathematics and mechanics, heat transfer, fluid-structure interactions, biomechanics, and the flow of mass and energy in porous media. Numerical subjects such as grid generation, optimization, finite elements, finite differences, spectral methods, boundary elements, finite volumes and meshless methods are also discussed in detail using real examples. The book provides a thorough presentation of the existing numerical techniques with specific applications to concrete, practical topics. The models and solutions presented here describe various systems: mechanical, biological, geophysical, technical, ecological, etc. The book is organized in thirty six chapters, each written by distinguished experts in their respective fields. The topics presented cover the current state of knowledge in numerical engineering practice including recent and ongoing developments and the presentation of new ideas for future research on applied computational engineering mathematics. The book will be of interest to scientists working in engineering (structural, civil, mechanical), geology, geophysics, aquifer research, petroleum engineering, applied mathematics, and physics, as well as students in any of these areas.

Computational Science - ICCS 2004

4th International Conference, Kraków, Poland, June 6-9, 2004, Proceedings

Author: Marian Bubak,Geert D. van Albada,Peter M.A. Sloot,Jack J. Dongarra

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540221158

Category: Computers

Page: 750

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The International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 2004) held in Krak ́ ow, Poland, June 6–9, 2004, was a follow-up to the highly successful ICCS 2003 held at two locations, in Melbourne, Australia and St. Petersburg, Russia; ICCS 2002 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and ICCS 2001 in San Francisco, USA. As computational science is still evolving in its quest for subjects of inves- gation and e?cient methods, ICCS 2004 was devised as a forum for scientists from mathematics and computer science, as the basic computing disciplines and application areas, interested in advanced computational methods for physics, chemistry, life sciences, engineering, arts and humanities, as well as computer system vendors and software developers. The main objective of this conference was to discuss problems and solutions in all areas, to identify new issues, to shape future directions of research, and to help users apply various advanced computational techniques. The event harvested recent developments in com- tationalgridsandnextgenerationcomputingsystems,tools,advancednumerical methods, data-driven systems, and novel application ?elds, such as complex - stems, ?nance, econo-physics and population evolution.

Applied Parallel Computing. Computations in Physics, Chemistry and Engineering Science

Second International Workshop, PARA '95, Lyngby, Denmark, August 21-24, 1995. Proceedings

Author: Jack Dongarra,Kaj Madsen,Jerzy Wasniewski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540609025

Category: Computers

Page: 562

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This book presents the refereed proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Applied Parallel Computing in Physics, Chemistry and Engineering Science, PARA'95, held in Lyngby, Denmark, in August 1995. The 60 revised full papers included have been contributed by physicists, chemists, and engineers, as well as by computer scientists and mathematicians, and document the successful cooperation of different scientific communities in the booming area of computational science and high performance computing. Many widely-used numerical algorithms and their applications on parallel computers are treated in detail.

Computer Simulations of Surfaces and Interfaces

Author: Burkhard Dünweg,David P. Landau,Andrey I. Milchev

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402014642

Category: Science

Page: 451

View: 7928

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Albena, Bulgaria, from 9 to 20 September 2002

Shock-Wave Phenomena and the Properties of Condensed Matter

Author: Gennady I. Kanel,Sergey V. Razorenov,Vladimir E. Fortov,V. E. Fortov

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387205724

Category: Science

Page: 322

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One of the main goals of investigations of shock-wave phenomena in condensed matter is to develop methods for predicting effects of explosions, high-velocity collisions, and other kinds of intense dynamic loading of materials and structures. Based on the results of international research conducted over the past 30 years, this book is addressed not only to experts in shock-wave physics, but also to interested representatives from adjacent fields of activity and to students who seek an introduction to the current issues. With that goal in mind, the book opens with a brief account of the theoretical background and a short description of experimental techniques. The authors then progress to a systematic treatment of special topics, some of which have not been fully addressed in the literature to date.

Computational Methods to Study the Structure and Dynamics of Biomolecules and Biomolecular Processes

From Bioinformatics to Molecular Quantum Mechanics

Author: Adam Liwo

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642285546

Category: Computers

Page: 810

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Since the second half of the 20th century machine computations have played a critical role in science and engineering. Computer-based techniques have become especially important in molecular biology, since they often represent the only viable way to gain insights into the behavior of a biological system as a whole. The complexity of biological systems, which usually needs to be analyzed on different time- and size-scales and with different levels of accuracy, requires the application of different approaches, ranging from comparative analysis of sequences and structural databases, to the analysis of networks of interdependence between cell components and processes, through coarse-grained modeling to atomically detailed simulations, and finally to molecular quantum mechanics. This book provides a comprehensive overview of modern computer-based techniques for computing the structure, properties and dynamics of biomolecules and biomolecular processes. The twenty-two chapters, written by scientists from all over the world, address the theory and practice of computer simulation techniques in the study of biological phenomena. The chapters are grouped into four thematic sections dealing with the following topics: the methodology of molecular simulations; applications of molecular simulations; bioinformatics methods and use of experimental information in molecular simulations; and selected applications of molecular quantum mechanics. The book includes an introductory chapter written by Harold A. Scheraga, one of the true pioneers in simulation studies of biomacromolecules.

Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Fundamentals of Computational Geoscience

Numerical Methods and Algorithms

Author: Chongbin Zhao,Bruce E. Hobbs,Alison Ord

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540897429

Category: Science

Page: 241

View: 2977

This monograph aims to provide state-of-the-art numerical methods, procedures and algorithms in the field of computational geoscience, based on the authors’ own work during the last decade. Although some theoretical results are provided to verify numerical ones, the main focus of this monograph is on computational simulation aspects of the newly-developed computational geoscience discipline. The advanced numerical methods, procedures and algorithms presented are also applicable to a wide range of problems in both geological length-scales and engineering length-scales. In order to broaden the readership, common mathematical notations are used to describe the theoretical aspects of geoscience problems, making it either an invaluable textbook for postgraduate students or an indispensable reference book for computational geoscientists, mathematicians, engineers and geoscientists.

An Introduction to Computational Physics

Author: Tao Pang

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521485920

Category: Science

Page: 374

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This advanced textbook provides an introduction to the basic methods of computational physics, as well as an overview of recent progress in several areas of scientific computing. The author presents many step-by-step examples of practical numerical methods, often with the relevant program listing. The first half of the book deals with basic computational tools and routines, covering differential equations, spectral analysis and matrix operations. Important concepts are illustrated by relevant examples at each stage. The author also discusses more advanced topics, such as Monte Carlo simulations, lattice gas methods, molecular dynamics and symbolic computing. The book includes many exercises, and it can be used as a textbook for senior undergraduate or first-year graduate courses on scientific computation. It will also be a useful reference for anyone involved in computational physics or related disciplines.

Computational Cell Biology

Author: Christopher P. Fall,Eric S. Marland,John M. Wagner,John J. Tyson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387224599

Category: Science

Page: 468

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This textbook provides an introduction to dynamic modeling in molecular cell biology, taking a computational and intuitive approach. Detailed illustrations, examples, and exercises are included throughout the text. Appendices containing mathematical and computational techniques are provided as a reference tool.

Annual Reviews of Computational Physics V

Author: Dietrich Stauffer

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810231828

Category: Science

Page: 320

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In this fifth volume of the authoritative series, the simulation of forest fires, flames, and hydrodynamics is presented in the first three articles. The next two deal with quantum simulations, in particular for two dimensions (quantum Hall effect and monolayers). Biology is connected with the last two articles: we learn from biological evolution to complement computer hardware and software with evolware, or we simulate immunology.

Computational Science - ICCS 2003. Part 4.

International Conference Melbourne, Australia and St. Petersburg, Russia, June 2-4, 2003, Proceedings,

Author: ICCS,Vic. ICCS 2003 (2003 : Melbourne, and Saint Petersburg Russia)

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540401970

Category: Computers

Page: 1164

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The four-volume set LNCS 2657, LNCS 2658, LNCS 2659, and LNCS 2660 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2003, held concurrently in Melbourne, Australia and in St. Petersburg, Russia in June 2003. The four volumes present more than 460 reviewed contributed and invited papers and span the whole range of computational science, from foundational issues in computer science and algorithmic mathematics to advanced applications in virtually all application fields making use of computational techniques. These proceedings give a unique account of recent results in the field.

Nonlinear Structural Mechanics

Theory, Dynamical Phenomena and Modeling

Author: Walter Lacarbonara

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1441912762

Category: Science

Page: 802

View: 6933

This book reviews the theoretical framework of nonlinear mechanics, covering computational methods, applications, parametric investigations of nonlinear phenomena and mechanical interpretation towards design. Builds skills via increasing levels of complexity.

Agent-Based Computational Modelling

Applications in Demography, Social, Economic and Environmental Sciences

Author: Francesco C. Billari,Thomas Fent,Alexia Prskawetz,Jürgen Scheffran

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 379081721X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 226

View: 3570

The present book describes the methodology to set up agent-based models and to study emerging patterns in complex adaptive systems resulting from multi-agent interaction. It offers the application of agent-based models in demography, social and economic sciences and environmental sciences. Examples include population dynamics, evolution of social norms, communication structures, patterns in eco-systems and socio-biology, natural resource management, spread of diseases and development processes. It presents and combines different approaches how to implement agent-based computational models and tools in an integrative manner that can be extended to other cases.

Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: Sydney Finkelstein,Cary L. Cooper

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1848557809

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 172

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Helps scholars think about mergers and acquisitions in fresh ways, building our knowledge base on this critical topic.