By David Kinderlehrer, Richard James, Mitchell Luskin, Jerry L. Ericksen

This quantity includes articles in accordance with fresh study and experiments touching on Microstructure and part Transition amassed via the Institute for arithmetic and its purposes. The e-book offers a range of present development in a few of the robust new tools brought to review questions about the habit of crystalline solids, in addition to contemporary experimental effects. those articles make the most of nonlinear thought that allows you to comprehend and keep watch over this habit. Many in all probability correct technological purposes are addressed, together with form reminiscence fabrics, nonlinear dielectrics and ferroelectrics, magnetostrictive fabrics, composites, or different fabrics fabricated or devised to advertise specified homes. This e-book could be of curiosity to either utilized mathematicians and engineers.

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