continuum physics

continuum physics

[kən′tin·yə·wəm ′fiz·iks]
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The balance of spin from the point of view of mesoscopic continuum physics for liquid crystals.
Although the drops lose power due to friction with the surrounding air, the volume of raindrops tremendously amplifies the friction, and as a result the rainpower "is colossal," says Chakraborty, and according to Tapan Sabuwala from OIST's Continuum Physics Unit, the first author of the paper, "sufficient to keep the Japanese economy running.
Their topics include active mechanics of the cytoskeleton, the cellular reconstitution of actively self-organizing systems, the structural and dynamical hierarchy of fibrillar collagen, cell-matrix and cell-cell mechanical interactions, cell motility in three-dimensional matrices, connective tissue development, mechanics of tissue morphogenesis, the continuum physics of tumor growth, and cell force-mediated collagen remodeling in cancer metastasis.
Detailed examples regarding the modeling and simulation process as well as applications from dynamical systems modeling, continuum physics modeling, molecular dynamics, compartmental models, agent-based modeling, system dynamics, as well as cellular modeling and simulation are explained and contrasted.
Lautrup (The Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen) introduces the basic ideas of continuum physics to third-year undergraduate or more advanced students who have completed a second-year course in electromagnetism, but provides quick references to elementary material in appendices.
Introduced by a short communication on the taxonomy of time series, the research and review articles cover such topics as the bushes of normal modes as exact excitations in nonlinear dynamical systems with discrete symmetry, strongly nonlinear wave phenomena in restricted liquids and their mathematical description, surface effects in nonlinear extender systems in terms of slow relaxation and spontaneous emergence of localized coherent modes, phase-field models for non-isothermal transitions in continuum physics, suppression of chaos in coupled chaotic logistic models, and diffusion in the phase space of multidimensional Hamiltonian systems.
The goal of this short note is to describe the usage scenarios for the evolution equation contra balance equations and draw attention to a potentially serious gap in the theory of mesoscopic continuum physics.
of Copenhagen, Denmark) introduces the basic ideas and the derivation of the equations of continuum mechanics from Newtonian particle mechanics and is designed to be of use in a one-semester course on continuum physics for students of physics, especially geophysics and astrophysics, fields from which most of its examples are drawn.
This concept is well known from mesoscopic continuum physics for liquid crystals (where it was first introduced) and microcracks [4], [5: sec.
balances) in nonequilibrium thermodynamics is a mathematical necessity in the case of higher order weakly nonlocal constitutive state spaces--overlooked by Gurtin in [2]--and has a unifying power to understand the role of the Second Law in several seemingly different theories of continuum physics (see e.
The need to understand underlying continuum physics is obvious.