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Frisch, U. (Uriel) 1940-

Works: 166 works in 312 publications in 3 languages and 3,076 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Other, Publishing director, Opponent, htt, Collector, Commentator, Compiler
Classifications: B824.6, 146.4
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Most widely held works by U Frisch
Turbulence : the legacy of A.N. Kolmogorov by U Frisch( Book )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This textbook presents a modern account of turbulence, one of the greatest challenges in physics. The state-of-the-art is put into historical perspective five centuries after the first studies of Leonardo and half a century after the first attempt by A.N. Kolmogorov to predict the properties of flow at very high Reynolds numbers. Such "fully developed turbulence" is ubiquitous in both cosmical and natural environments, in engineering applications and in everyday life." "First, a qualitative introduction is given to bring out the need for a probabilistic description of what is in essence a deterministic system. Kolmogorov's 1941 theory is presented in a novel fashion with emphasis on symmetries (including scaling transformations) which are broken by the mechanisms producing the turbulence and restored by the chaotic character of the cascade to small scales. Considerable material is devoted to intermittency, the clumpiness of small-scale activity, which has led to the development of fractal and multifractal models. Such models, pioneered by B. Mandelbrot, have applications in numerous fields besides turbulence (diffusion limited aggregation, solid-earth geophysics, attractors of dynamical systems, etc). The final chapter contains an introduction to analytic theories of the sort pioneered by R. Kraichnan, to the modern theory of eddy transport and renormalization and to recent developments in the statistical theory of two-dimensional turbulence. The book concludes with a guide to further reading." "The intended readership for the book ranges from first-year graduate students in mathematics, physics, astrophysics, geosciences and engineering, to professional scientists and engineers."--Jacket
Macroscopic modelling of turbulent flows : proceedings of a workshop held at INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France, December 10-14, 1984 by U Frisch( )

25 editions published in 1985 in English and German and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hydrodynamic instability and transition to turbulence by A. M I︠A︡glom( )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is a complete revision of the part of Monin & Yaglom's famous two-volume work "Statistical Fluid Mechanics: Mechanics of Turbulence" that deals with the theory of laminar-flow instability and transition to turbulence. It includes the considerable advances in the subject that have been made in the last 15 years or so. It is intended as a textbook for advanced graduate courses and as a reference for research students and professional research workers. The first two Chapters are an introduction to the mathematics, and the experimental results, for the instability of laminar (or inviscid) flows to infinitesimal (in practice "small") disturbances. The third Chapter develops this linear theory in more detail and describes its application to particular problems. Chapters 4 and 5 deal with instability to finite-amplitude disturbances: much of the material has previously been available only in research papers."--Page 4 of cover
Lévy flights and related topics in physics : proceedings of the international workshop held at Nice, France, 27-30 June 1994 by Michael F Shlesinger( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Lévy's work on random walks with infinite moments, developed more than half a century ago, has now been fully appreciated as a foundation of probabilistic aspects of fractals and chaos as well as scale-invariant processes. This is the first book for physicists devoted to Lévy processes. It includes thorough review articles on applications in fluid and gas dynamics, in dynamical systems including anomalous diffusion and in statistical mechanics. Various articles approach mathematical problems and finally the volume addresses problems in theoretical biology. The book is introduced by a personal recollection of P. Lévy written by B. Mandelbrot
Advances in turbulence VII : proceedings of the seventh European Turbulence Conference, held in Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat, France, 30 June-3 July, 1898 = Actes de la septième Conférence européene de turbulence, tenue à Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat, France, 30 juin-3 juillet 1998 by U Frisch( )

16 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in Turbulence VII contains an overview of the state of turbulence research with some bias towards work done in Europe. It represents an almost complete collection of the invited and contributed papers delivered at the Seventh European Turbulence Conference, sponsored by EUROMECH and ERCOFTAC and organized by the Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur. New high-Reynolds number experiments combined with new techniques of imaging, non-intrusive probing, processing and simulation provide high-quality data which put significant constraints on possible theories. For the first time, it has been shown, for a class of passive scalar problems, why dimensional analysis sometimes gives the wrong answers and how anomalous intermittency corrections can be calculated from first principles. The volume is thus geared towards specialists in the area of flow turbulence who could not attend the conference as well as anybody interested in this rapidly moving field
The Cambridge N-body lectures by W Beiglböck( )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published under the auspices of the Royal Astronomical Society, this volume contains a set of extensive school tested lectures, with the aim to give a coherent and thorough background knowledge of the subject and to introduce the latest developments in N-body computational astrophysics. The topics cover a wide range from the classical few-body problem with discussions of resonance, chaos and stability to realistic modelling of star clusters as well as descriptions of codes, algorithms and special hardware for N-body simulations. This collection of topics, related to the gravitational N-body problem, will prove useful to both students and researchers in years to come
Lévy Flights and Related Topics in Physics : Proceedings of the International Workshop Held at Nice, France, 27-30 June 1994 by Michael F Shlesinger( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of physical biology : biological water, protein solutions, transport and replication by W Beiglböck( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The application to Biology of the methodologies developed in Physics is attracting an increasing interest from the scientific community. It has led to the emergence of a new interdisciplinary field, called Physical Biology, with the aim of reaching a better understanding of the biological mechanisms at molecular and cellular levels. Statistical Mechanics in particular plays an important role in the development of this new field. For this reason, the XXth session of the famous Sitges Conference on Statistical Physics was dedicated to "Physical Biology: from Molecular Interactions to Cellular Behavior". As is by now tradition, a number of lectures were subsequently selected, expanded and updated for publication as lecture notes, so as to provide both a state-of-the-art introduction and overview to a number of subjects of broader interest and to favor the interchange and cross-fertilization of ideas between biologists and physicists. The present volume focuses on three main subtopics (biological water, protein solutions as well as transport and replication), presenting for each of the them the on-going debates on recent results. The role of water in biological processes, the mechanisms of protein folding, the phases and cooperative effects in biological solutions, the thermodynamic description of replication, transport and neural activity, all are subjects that are revised in this volume, based on new experiments and new theoretical interpretations
X-ray and neutron reflectivity : principles and applications by W Beiglböck( )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logical positivism by A. J Ayer( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1983 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited by a leading exponent of the school, this book offers--in the words of the movement's founders--logical positivism's revolutionary theories on meaning and metaphysics, the nature of logic and mathematics, the foundations of knowledge, the content of psychological propositions, ethics, sociology, and the nature of philosophy itself
X-ray and Neutron Reflectivity : Principles and Applications by W Beiglböck( )

2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the first comprehensive introduction to X-ray and neutron reflectivity techniques and illustrates them with many examples. After a pedagogical introduction on the interaction of X-rays and neutrons with matter, the interplay between the statistics of rough surfaces and interfaces and the scattering of radiation is considered in detail. Specular reflectivity and diffuse scattering are discussed next , in chapters 3 and 4 . The approximations are rigorously introduced and many experimental effects are discussed. The specific aspects of neutron reflectivity require separate treatment, given in chapter 5. Chapter 6 turns to X-ray reflectivity by rough multilayers. Eventually, chapter 7 introduces and discusses the by now well-established method of grazing incidence small angle X-ray scattering to investigate nanostructures. For the second edition, the material has been completely reorganized so as to meet the demand for a modern multi-author textbook for PhD students and young researchers. All chapters have further been throughly revised, updated and, where appropriate, suitably augmented. The first edition was been published as Lect. Notes Phys. m58 in the same series
A mathematical introduction to conformal field theory by Martin Schottenloher( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first part of this book gives a detailed, self-contained and mathematically rigorous exposition of classical conformal symmetry in n dimensions and its quantization in two dimensions. The second part surveys some more advanced topics of conformal field theory, such as the representation theory of the Virasoro algebra, conformal symmetry within string theory, an axiomatic approach to Euclidean conformally covariant quantum field theory and a mathematical interpretation of the Verlinde formula in the context of moduli spaces of holomorphic vector bundles on a Riemann surface." "The substantially revised and enlarged second edition makes in particular the second part of the book more self-contained and tutorial, with many more examples given. Furthermore, two new chapters on Wightman's axioms for quantum field theory and vertex algebras broaden the survey of advanced topics. An outlook making the connection with most recent developments has also been added."--Jacket
Jets from young stars III : numerical MHD and instabilities by W Beiglböck( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume contains the lecture notes of the Third JETSET School on Jets from Young Stars focussing on Numerical MHD and Instabilities. The introductory lectures presented here cover the basic concepts of the numerical methods for the integration of hydrodynamic and magnetohydrodynamic equations and of the applications of these methods to the treatment of the instabilities relevant for the physics of stellar jets. The first part of the book contains an introduction to the finite difference and finite volume methods for computing the solutions of hyperbolic partial differential equations and a discussion of approximate Riemann solvers for both hydrodynamic and magnetohydrodynamic problems. The second part is devoted to the discussion of some of the main instability processes that may take place in stellar jets, namely: the Kelvin-Helmholtz, the radiative shock, the pressure driven and the thermal instabilities." "Graduate students and young scientists will benefit from this book by learning how to use the fundamental tools used in computational astro-physical jet research."--Jacket
Vortex Structure and Dynamics : Lectures of a Workshop Held in Rouen, France, April 27-28, 1999 by R Beig( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heat Kernel and Quantum Gravity by R Beig( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Generating Families in the Restricted Three-Body Problem : 2. Quantitative Study of Bifurcations by R Beig( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferrofluids : Magnetically Controllable Fluids and Their Applications by R Beig( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Developments in High Temperature Superconductivity : Proceedings of the 2nd Polish-US Conference Held a Wrocław and Karpacz, Poland, 17-21 August 1998 by R Beig( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Turbulence : the legacy of A.N. Kolmogorov
Advances in turbulence VII : proceedings of the seventh European Turbulence Conference, held in Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat, France, 30 June-3 July, 1898 = Actes de la septième Conférence européene de turbulence, tenue à Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat, France, 30 juin-3 juillet 1998The Cambridge N-body lecturesX-ray and neutron reflectivity : principles and applicationsA mathematical introduction to conformal field theory
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Frisch, U.

Frisch, U. 1940-

Frisch, Uriel

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أوريل فريش رياضياتي فرنسي


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