## Mathematical Methods for the Magnetohydrodynamics of Liquid Metals

*Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau, Claude Le Bris, and Tony Lelièvre*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566656
- eISBN:
- 9780191718014
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566656.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This text focuses on mathematical and numerical techniques for the simulation of magnetohydrodynamic phenomena, with an emphasis on the magnetohydrodynamics of liquid metals, on two-fluid flows, and ... More

## Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry

*Daniel Huybrechts*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199296866
- eISBN:
- 9780191711329
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296866.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book provides a systematic exposition of the theory of Fourier-Mukai transforms from an algebro-geometric point of view. Assuming a basic knowledge of algebraic geometry, the key aspect of this ... More

## MORE HOMOGENIZATION PROBLEMS

*Andrea Braides*

### in Gamma-Convergence for Beginners

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198507840
- eISBN:
- 9780191709890
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507840.003.0010
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter describes the interaction between homogenization and surface terms using three examples. It shows that in some regimes, there is a separation of scales, while in other regimes the two ... More

## Contributions to a Histological Localization of the Cerebral Cortex. Communication: The Division of the Human Cortex (1908)

*Korbinian Brodmann*

### in Broca's Region

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195177640
- eISBN:
- 9780199864799
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0021
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a paper published by Korbinian Brodmann in 1908, which contains the first complete description of a parcellation of the whole cortical surface, one that is still widely used ... More

## DERIVED CATEGORIES OF SURFACES

*D. Huybrechts*

### in Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199296866
- eISBN:
- 9780191711329
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296866.003.0012
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter completes the classification of algebraic surfaces from the point of view of their derived categories. Abelian, K3, and elliptic surfaces play a special role. For all other surfaces, the ... More

## Physics of Ice

*Victor F. Petrenko and Robert W. Whitworth*

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198518945
- eISBN:
- 9780191707247
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198518945.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography

Ice is one of the most abundant and environmentally important materials on Earth, and its unique and intriguing physical properties present fascinating areas of study. This book takes as its subject ... More

## NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF TWO-FLUID PROBLEMS

*Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau, Claude Le Bris, and Tony Lelièvre*

### in Mathematical Methods for the Magnetohydrodynamics of Liquid Metals

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566656
- eISBN:
- 9780191718014
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566656.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter deals with the discretization issues raised by multifluid magnetohydrodynamics problems. The additional difficulty compared to those in Chapter 3, is the presence of one (or many) free ... More

## Part II—Introduction

*Yuval Ginbar*

### in Why Not Torture Terrorists?: Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199540914
- eISBN:
- 9780191716256
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540914.003.0007
- Subject:
- Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter introduces Part II, examining the ticking bomb question as one of public, practical, morality in the real world, namely whether it is morally justifiable for democratic states facing ... More

## Theories of Molecular Reaction Dynamics: The Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

*Niels E. Henriksen and Flemming Y. Hansen*

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199203864
- eISBN:
- 9780191708251
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203864.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book deals with a central topic at the interface of chemistry and physics — the understanding of how the transformation of matter takes place at the atomic level. Building on the laws of ... More

## Coral Reefs in the Modern World

*Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling*

### in The Biology of Coral Reefs

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780198566359
- eISBN:
- 9780191713934
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.003.0008
- Subject:
- Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Today coral reefs, perhaps more than other marine systems, are suffering from numerous pressures. As a result many have succumbed as functioning ecosystems. Nutrients and industrial pollution, ... More