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Finite Element Methods for Maxwell's Equations

Peter Monk

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198508885
eISBN:
9780191708633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508885.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Since the middle of the last century, computing power has increased sufficiently that the direct numerical approximation of Maxwell’s equations is now an increasingly important tool in science and ... More


Competing Conveying System Advertisements: Dynamic Air v. Flexicon Corporation

Roger W. Shuy

in Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A manufacturer of a product that transports, processes, and packages bulk materials with a pneumatic process sued a competing manufacturer that uses a screw process using the latter company's ... More


Determining Sample Size: Balancing Power, Precision, and Practicality

Patrick Dattalo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195315493
eISBN:
9780199865475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315493.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Sample size determination is an important and often difficult step in planning an empirical study. From a statistical perspective, sample size depends on the following factors: type of analysis to be ... More


Introduction

Christopher G. Small and Jinfang Wang

in Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Estimating Equations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506881
eISBN:
9780191709258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506881.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The first part of this chapter provides some background information on the problem of nonlinearity arising in statistical inference. In particular, it discusses the problem of multiple roots and ... More


Artificial likelihoods and estimating functions

Christopher G. Small and Jinfang Wang

in Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Estimating Equations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506881
eISBN:
9780191709258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506881.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter discusses the problem of root selection using artificial objective functions associated with an estimating function; the artificial likelihoods discussed in this chapter share many ... More


PRELIMINARIES AND BASIC ESTIMATES

Juan Luis Vázquez

in The Porous Medium Equation: Mathematical Theory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569039
eISBN:
9780191717468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569039.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter provides preliminary material on parabolic equations needed to develop the main theories of the book. It begins with a review of useful properties of quasilinear parabolic equations. ... More


PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE ESTIMATES

Eduard Feireisl

in Dynamics of Viscous Compressible Fluids

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528388
eISBN:
9780191713590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528388.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

The discussion on the variational solutions is further developed in this chapter, where more delicate estimates of the pressure and temperature necessary for future analysis are obtained. These are ... More


Inference for Non-linear Population Parameters

Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark

in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Inference for non-linear population parameters develops model-based prediction theory for target parameters that are not population totals or means. The development initially is for the case where ... More


The Role of Epidemiology in Estimating Radiation Risk: Basic Methods and Applications

Owen J. Devine and Paul L. Garbe

in Radiological Risk Assessment and Environmental Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195127270
eISBN:
9780199869121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127270.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter provides an overview of methods used in epidemiologic investigations with a special emphasis on approaches pertinent to radiation-related epidemiology. It begins with a description of ... More


Wavelets

Karsten Urban

in Wavelet Methods for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198526056
eISBN:
9780191712340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526056.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

Starting from a Multiresolution Analysis, wavelets are introduced as a basis for the corresponding detail spaces. The main families are introduced, namely orthogonal Daubechies' wavelets as well as ... More


Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Estimating Equations

Christopher G. Small and Jinfang Wang

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506881
eISBN:
9780191709258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506881.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Nonlinearity arises in statistical inference in various ways, with varying degrees of severity, as an obstacle to statistical analysis. More entrenched forms of nonlinearity often require intensive ... More


MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Peter Hansen, Morten Kringelbach, and Riitta Salmelin (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195307238
eISBN:
9780199863990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

Magnetoencephalography (MEG) is an exciting brain imaging technology that allows real-time tracking of neural activity, making it an invaluable tool for advancing our understanding of brain function. ... More


Varieties of Capital Punishment in Contemporary Asia

David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring

in The Next Frontier: National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337402
eISBN:
9780199868674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337402.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter extends the analysis by profiling the great variety of death penalty policies in Asia, and it also outlines the research strategy employed in the chapters that follow. Its first and ... More


THE CAUCHY PROBLEM WITH GROWING INITIAL DATA

Juan Luis Vázquez

in The Porous Medium Equation: Mathematical Theory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569039
eISBN:
9780191717468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569039.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter examines general conditions on the initial data under which the PME can be solved. The emphasis is on non-negative solutions and the data are locally integrable functions. Signed ... More


MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS OF ONE-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/9780198566656.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter focuses on the modelling of one-fluid magnetohydrodynamics problems. The crucial point under consideration is the coupling between hydrodynamics phenomena and electromagnetic phenomena. ... More


MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS 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/9780198566656.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter deals with the theoretical aspects of multifluid magnetohydrodynamics problems. In addition to the coupling between hydrodynamics and electromagnetics examined in Chapter 2, the high ... More


FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS IN ONE DIMENSION

George Em Karniadakis and Spencer J. Sherwin

in Spectral/hp Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528692
eISBN:
9780191713491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528692.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter discusses the fundamental concepts that are further developed in the remainder of the book, in the context of a one-dimensional formulation. In doing so, the principles and underlying ... More


The Scattering Problem Using Calderon Maps

Peter Monk

in Finite Element Methods for Maxwell's Equations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198508885
eISBN:
9780191708633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508885.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter presents a finite element method for scattering by a bounded scatterer in an infinite homogeneous background. The first task is to reduce the problem to a bounded domain, and in this ... More


Scattering by a Bounded Inhomogeneity

Peter Monk

in Finite Element Methods for Maxwell's Equations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198508885
eISBN:
9780191708633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508885.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter continues the approximation of the field scattered by a bounded object. In this case, a penetrable scatterer (i.e., not a perfect conductor) is considered and the analysis of the ... More


Local Error Estimate and Variable Stepsize

Alfredo Bellen and Marino Zennaro

in Numerical Methods for Delay Differential Equations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506546
eISBN:
9780191709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506546.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter focuses on the stepsize control mechanism, which plays a central role in the production of efficient numerical codes for DDEs. In particular, the importance of the choice of the ... More


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