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Fractals in Natural Sciences

Proceedings

Edited By: T Vicsek, M Shlesinger and M Matsushita

644 pages, Col & b/w photos, figs, graphs

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | Oct 1994 | #33635 | ISBN: 9810216246
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About this book

Presents 64 papers selected from a conference held in Budapest in 1993, showing how fractals represent many complex processes in a diverse range of fields including biology, chemistry, earth sciences, physics and technology.


Contents

Power Law Distribution of River Basin Sizes (H Takayasu); The Fixed Scale Transformation: Status and Perspective (L Pietronereo); Structures Generated by Model Nonlinear Hamiltonians Based on Ocean Waves (J Willemsen); Self-Similar Colony Morphogenesis by Bacteria as the Experimental Model of Fractal Growth by a Cell Population (T Matsuyama et al); Vibrational Problem of Fractal Networks (T Nakayama); Fractal Tectonics and Erosion (D L Turcotte); Examples of Fractals in Soil Mechanics (H J Herrmann et al); Granular Cocktail Rotated and Shaken (G Baumann et al); Critical Exponents of Elasticity in a Continuum Percolation System (K Maruyama et al); Statistics of Fracture Surfaces (J Planes et al); Fractal Analyses of Anisotropic Fracture Surfaces (B L Cox & J S Y Wang); Effect of High Magnetic Fields on Fractal Growth of Silver Metal-Forest (S Okubo et al).

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