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TitleLectures on Applied Mathematics [electronic resource] : Proceedings of the Symposium Organized by the Sonderforschungsbereich 438 on the Occasion of Karl-Heinz Hoffmann's 60th Birthday, Munich, June 30 - July 1, 1999 / edited by Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Ronald H. W. Hoppe, Christoph Zenger
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2000
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Descript X, 320 p. 47 illus. in color. online resource


When the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) launched its collaboraยญ tive research centre or SFB (Sonderforschungsbereich) 438 "Mathematical Modelling, Simulation, and Verification in Material-Oriented Processes and Intelligent Systems" in July 1997 at the Technische Vniversitat Munchen and at the Vniversitat Augsburg, southern Bavaria got its second nucleus of the still young discipline scientific computing. Whereas the first and older one, FORTWIHR, the Bavarian Consortium for High Performance Scientific Comยญ puting, had put its main emphasis on the supercomputing aspect, this new initiative was now expected to focus on the mathematical part. Consequently, throughout all of the five main research topics (A) adaptive materials and thin layers, (B) adaptive materials in medicine, (C) robotics, aeronautics, and automobile technology, (D) microstructured devices and systems, and (E) transport processes in flows, mathematical aspects play a predominant role. The formation of the SFB 438 and its scientific program are inextricably linked with the name of Karl-Heinz Hoffmann. As full professor for applied mathematics in Augsburg (1981-1991) and in Munchen (since 1992) and as dean of the faculty of mathematics at the TV Munchen, he was the drivยญ ing force of this fascinating, but not always easy-to-realize idea of bringing together scientists from mathematics, physics, engineering, informatics, and medicine for joint efforts in modern applied mathematics. However, scarcely work had begun when the successful captain was called to take command on a bigger boat


I Invited Contributions -- Pure, Applied, and Industrial Mathematics: Strength Through Connections -- On H2-Matrices -- On the Stability of Microstructure for General Martensitic Transformations -- Dissipative Evolution of Microstructure in Shape Memory Alloys -- A Phase Diagram of Integration and Segregation in a Population of Hawks and Doves -- Existence and Asymptotic Behaviour in Phase-Field Models with Hysteresis -- On a New Class of Nonlocal Unilateral Problems in Thermomechanics -- Dynamics of Diffusive Phase Transitions Driven by Coupled Mechanisms -- Free Boundary Problems and their Stabilisation -- A New Model for the Dynamics of Dispersions in a Batch Reactor -- Optimal Control Problems for the Navier-Stokes Equations -- Structural Identification of Nonlinear Coefficient Functions in Transport Processes through Porous Media -- II Contributions from the SFB 438 -- Development of Innovative Osteosynthesis Techniques by Numerical and In Vitro Simulation of the Masticatory System -- Rate Independent Hysteresis -- The Oxidation Process of Silicon -- The Growth of Vapor Deposited Amorphous Zr5Al.5Cu27.5-Alloy Films: Experiment and Simulation -- Modelling, Simulation, and Control of Electrorheological Fluid Devices -- Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Channel Flow of a Viscous Anisotropic Fluid -- Numerical Simulation and Experimental Studies of the Fluid-Dynamic Behaviour of Rising Bubbles in Stagnant and Flowing Liquids

Mathematics Mathematical analysis Analysis (Mathematics) Computer mathematics Mathematical models Applied mathematics Engineering mathematics Materials science Mathematics Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics Analysis Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis Characterization and Evaluation of Materials Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering


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