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Published: 15 November 2008

432 Pages

6 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches

ISBN: 9780199535484

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Hamiltonian Chaos and Fractional Dynamics

George M. Zaslavsky

  • Written in a pedagogical style, richly illustrated with plenty of applications, examples, and problem sets
  • Presents some of the most complex and important features of Hamiltonian chaos.
  • Offers a comprehensive discussion of space-time fractality of chaotic dynamics.
  • Provides a 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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