Title | The Mathematics and Physics of Disordered Media: Percolation, Random Walk, Modeling, and Simulation [electronic resource] : Proceedings of a Workshop held at the IMA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis February 13-19, 1983 / edited by B. D. Hughes, B. W. Ninham |
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Imprint | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1983 |

Connect to | http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BFb0073254 |

Descript | VIII, 432 p. online resource |

CONTENT

Random processes and random systems: An introduction -- On the wedding of certain dynamical processes in disordered complex materials to the theory of stable (Lรฉvy) distribution functions -- Fractal stochastic processes: Clusters and intermittancies -- Percolation and fractal properties of thin gold films -- Percolation and capillary fluid displacement -- Recent progress and current puzzles in percolation -- Markov fields, correlated percolation, and the Ising model -- Directionality effects in percolation -- Percolation and related systems in equilibrium statistical mechanics -- Branched polymers, polymer gels and percolation theory -- Critical probabilities in percolation models -- Critical exponents and thresholds for percolation and conduction -- Models of disordered media: Some new results, including some new connections between composite-media, fluid-state, and random-flight theories -- Variational bounds on the diffusive and hydrodynamic permeabilities of randomly perforated sheets -- Diffusions and random walks in random media -- Waves in disordered media -- Microscopic origins of stochastic crack growth

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Probabilities
Statistical physics
Dynamical systems
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Theoretical Mathematical and Computational Physics
Statistical Physics Dynamical Systems and Complexity
Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes