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Applied chaos. Papers from the international workshop on applications of Chaos, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 4–7, 1990. (English) Zbl 0876.00014
Wiley-Interscience Publication. New York, NY: Wiley. xx, 546 p. (1992).
[The articles of this volume will not be indexed individually.]
Focusing on the actual and potential methodologies of the latest investigations in chaos dynamics, topics presented here run the gamut from the dynamics of electrocardiograph information and the instability of conveyor belts to the time series modeling and control of chaos.
Contents: J. J. Dorning and J. H. Kim, Bridging the gap between the science of chaos and its technological applications (3-30); F. A. McRobie and J. M. T. Thompson, Global integrity in engineering dynamics – methods and applications (31-49); A. Harrison, Dynamic instabilities and chaos in running belts and their cleaning devices (51-86); Gary T. Chapman, Leslie A. Yates and Michael J. Szady, Atmospheric flight dynamics and chaos: some issues in modeling and dimensionality (87-141); J. M. Ottino, New applications of chaos in chemical engineering: intuition versus prediction (143-174); H.-Chia Chang and Mihir Sen, Chaotic mixing for heat transfer enhancement (175-188); J. J. Dorning, W. J. Decker and James Paul Holloway, Controlling the dynamics of chaotic convective flows (189-206); Y. Ueda, T. Enomoto and H. B. Stewart, Chaotic transient and fractal structures governing coupled swing dynamics (207-218); Solomon C. S. Yim and Huan Lin, Probabilistic analysis of a chaotic dynamical system (219-241); Hilda A. Cerdeira, A. A. Colavita and T. P. Eggarter, Chaotic behavior of coupled diodes (245-260); Michael Gorman and Kay A. Robbins, Real-time identification of flame dynamics (261-276); Alan J. Markworth, J. Kevin McCoy, Roger W. Rollins and Punit Parmananda, A quantitative assessment of three metal-passivation models based on linear stability theory and bifurcation analysis (277-296); Robert de Paola, William I. Norwood and Leon Glass, Dynamical signatures in electrocardiographic data (299-319); Ary L. Goldberger, Applications of chaos to physiology and medicine (321-331); Martin Casdagli, Deirdre Des Jardins, Stephen Eubank, et al., Nonlinear modeling of chaotic time series: theory and applications (335-380); S. W. Tam and M. K. Devine, A study of fluidized-bed dynamical behavior: a chaos perspective (381-391); H. B. Stewart and A. N.Lansbury, Forecasting catastrophe by exploiting chaotic dynamics (393-410); Predrag Cvitanovic, The power of chaos (413-439); Ying-Cheng Lai, Celso Grebogi and James A. Yorke, Sudden changes in the size of chaotic attractors: how does it occur? (441-455); O. E. Rossler, The future of chaos (457-465); Appendix: discussions (467-539).

00A69 General applied mathematics
58-06 Proceedings, conferences, collections, etc. pertaining to global analysis
37D45 Strange attractors, chaotic dynamics of systems with hyperbolic behavior
37N99 Applications of dynamical systems
00B20 Proceedings of conferences of general interest
92C50 Medical applications (general)
76-05 Experimental work for problems pertaining to fluid mechanics