Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 February 2005

436 Pages | 120 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198526049

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Hamiltonian Chaos and Fractional Dynamics

George M. Zaslavsky

  • Written in a pedagogical style, richly illustrated, plenty of applications, examples, and problem sets
  • Presents some of the most complex and important features of Hamiltonian chaos
  • Comprehensive discussion of space-time fractality of chaotic dynamics
  • Includes detailed analysis of the foundations of statistical mechanics and Maxwell's demon
  • Includes unique material on non-KAM systems, symmetry of plane tilings, erasing of chaos, and cooling of particles

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