Skip to content

Online ordering is currently undergoing maintenance. To place orders, please call our customer service team at +61 (03) 8671 1400. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Register Sign in Wishlist
Dynamics of Internal Layers and Diffusive Interfaces

Dynamics of Internal Layers and Diffusive Interfaces

Part of CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics

  • Date Published: December 1988
  • availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact Soc for Industrial & Applied Mathematics for availability.
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780898712254

Paperback

Add to wishlist

Looking for an inspection copy?

Please email academicmarketing@cambridge.edu.au to enquire about an inspection copy of this book

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Interfacial phenomena are commonplace in physics, chemistry, biology, and in various disciplines bridging these fields. They occur whenever a continuum is present which can exist in at least two different chemical or physical "states", and there is some mechanism which generates or enforces a spatial separation between these states. The separation boundary is then called an interface. In the examples studied here, the separation boundary, and its internal structure, result from the balance between two opposing tendencies: a diffusive effect which attempts to mix and smooth the properties of the material, and a physical or chemical mechanism which works to drive it to one or the other pure state. This volume is unique in that the treatment of flames, as well as internal layer dynamics "including curvature effects", is more detailed and systematic than in publications.

    Reviews & endorsements

    'This book is a good introduction to interfacial phenomena, making it marketable to libraries and those graduate students or research workers associated with this field. It is a sound reference book for these special topics.' S .I. Pai, Applied Mechanics Review

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: December 1988
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780898712254
    • length: 100 pages
    • dimensions: 252 x 175 x 6 mm
    • weight: 0.188kg
    • availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact Soc for Industrial & Applied Mathematics for availability.
  • Table of Contents

    Internal layers: dynamics of internal layers
    Bistable fronts in an inhomogeneous medium
    Phase field models
    Flame theory: activation energy asymptotics for a one-step reaction
    Stability analysis of simple flames
    Flames due to chain branching
    Complex chemistry
    Electrophoresis: Models and problems
    Isotachophoresis
    Isoelectric focusing
    Waves in excitable and self-oscillatory media: One-dimensional problems
    Inhomogeneous media
    Curvature, corners, and twists
    Rotating waves.

  • Author

    Paul C. Fife, University of Utah

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×