Lectures on hydrodynamic scaling. (English) Zbl 1060.82514

Feng, Shui (ed.) et al., Hydrodynamic limits and related topics. Workshop, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 7–10, 1998. Providence, RI: AMS, American Mathematical Society (ISBN 0-8218-1993-3). Fields Inst. Commun. 27, 3-40 (2000).
Summary: Examples of hydrodynamic scaling, illustrating different methods including the relative entropy method are given. The use of the Dirichlet form as well as techniques from the theory of large deviations are demonstrated. Gradient and nongradient examples are considered.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0951.00042].


82C22 Interacting particle systems in time-dependent statistical mechanics
60K35 Interacting random processes; statistical mechanics type models; percolation theory