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Title Unifying concepts in granular media and glasses / edited by A. Coniglio [and others].

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2004.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 223 pages) : illustrations
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Summary Deep connections are emerging in the physics of non-thermal systems, such as granular media, and other "complex systems" such as glass formers, spin glasses, colloids or gels. This book discusses the unifying physical theories, developed in recent years, for the description of these systems. The special focus of the book is on recent important developments in the formulation of a Statistical Mechanics approach to granular media and the description of out-of-equilibrium dynamics, such as "jamming" phenomena, ubiquitous in these "complex systems". The book collects contributions from leading researchers in these fields, providing both an introduction, at a graduate level, to these rapidly developing subjects and featuring an up to date, self contained, presentation of theoretical and experimental developments for researchers in areas ranging from Chemistry, to Engineering and Physical Sciences. the book discusses very hot topics in physical sciences it includes contributions from the most prominent researchers in the area it is clearly written and self contained
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I) Granular media -- The Properties of Jamming at Zero Temperature -- A Basis for the Statistical Mechanics of Granular Systems -- A Possible Experimental Test of the Thermodynamic Approach to Granular Media -- Memory and Kovacs Effects in the Parking-lot Model: An Approximate Statistical-mechanical Treatment -- Statistical Mechanics of Jamming and Segregation in Granular Media -- Granular Compaction -- Experiments in Randomly Agitated Granular Assemblies Close to the Jamming Transition -- An Oscillator in the Granular Matter -- Segregation Phases in a Vibrated Binary Granular Layer -- Shaken, not Stirred: why Gravel Packs Better than Bricks -- Part II) Thermal glassy systems -- On Pre-asymptotic Aging in Finite Dimensional Spin Glasses --Stimulated and Spontaneous Relaxation in Glassy Systems -- Heterogeneities in the Dynamics of Supercooled Water -- Glass States in Dense Attractive Micellar Systems -- Short-ranged Attractive Colloids: What is the Gel State? --Structural Arrest in Chemical and Colloidal Gels -- Schematic Mode Coupling Theories for Shear Thinning, Shear Thickening, and Jamming -- Workshop Participants List.
Note Print version record.
Subject Granular materials -- Congresses.
Spin glasses -- Congresses.
Glass -- Congresses.
Glass. (OCoLC)fst00943029
Granular materials. (OCoLC)fst00946463
Spin glasses. (OCoLC)fst01129812
Indexed Term Granular media
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings. (OCoLC)fst01423772
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Coniglio, Antonio, 1940-
Other Form: Print version: Unifying concepts in granular media and glasses. 1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2004 0444516077 9780444516077 (DLC) 2004047171 (OCoLC)54972783
ISBN 9780080474687 (electronic bk.)
0080474683 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000048129868
AU@ 000051560003
AU@ 000062573837
DEBBG BV039831936
DEBBG BV042311017
DEBBG BV043043846
DEBSZ 307121658
DEBSZ 422214639
NZ1 12434411

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