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DISCRETE SYSTEMS AND FREE-DISCONTINUITY 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/9780198507840.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter shows how general non-convex difference schemes can give rise to functionals defined by piecewise-Sobolev functions with interactions between surface and volume terms. Different ... More


Phonetic Causes of Sound Change: The Palatalization and Assibilation of Obstruents

Daniel Recasens

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198845010
eISBN:
9780191880377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845010.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The present study sheds light on the phonetic causes of sound change and the intermediate stages of the diachronic pathways by studying the palatalization and assibilation of velar stops (referred to ... More


Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics: Concurrent Multiscale Simulation at Finite Temperature Protect 1

Robert E. Rudd

in Multiscale Methods: Bridging the Scales in Science and Engineering

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199233854
eISBN:
9780191715532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233854.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Coarse-grained molecular dynamics (CGMD) is a computer modeling technique that couples conventional molecular dynamics (MD) in some spatial regions of the simulation to a more coarse-grained ... More


SOLID-SOLUTION STRENGTHENING

A. S. Argon

in Strengthening Mechanisms in Crystal Plasticity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198516002
eISBN:
9780191705717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516002.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Incorporation of a second constituent into a pure metal offers a very flexible means of strengthening. In this chapter, the interactions of individual solute atoms with dislocations are considered in ... More


Orientations

Lawrence Cohen

in No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520083967
eISBN:
9780520925328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520083967.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses Zagreb Tamasha, an article in India Today about Alzheimer's disease, neuropathology, cerebral softening in the tropics, senility, dementia, and the city of Varanasi. Tamasha in ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Recasens

in Phonetic Causes of Sound Change: The Palatalization and Assibilation of Obstruents

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198845010
eISBN:
9780191880377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845010.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The Discussion chapter summarizes the main findings of the book regarding those contextual, positional, and prosodic conditions which trigger velar and labial softening, and the acoustic cues which ... More


Superficial and Full-Depth Avalanches

Francois Louchet

in Snow Avalanches: Beliefs, Facts, and Science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866930
eISBN:
9780191903854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866930.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter is dedicated to two geometrically extreme and opposite cases of snow avalanches, respectively qualified as loose snow and full-depth ones. A general feature is the absence of a weak ... More


Introduction

Zdeněk P. Bažant, Jia-Liang Le, and Marco Salviato

in Quasibrittle Fracture Mechanics and Size Effect: A First Course

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192846242
eISBN:
9780191938573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846242.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

After explaining the importance of fracture mechanics, three kinds of fracture mechanics are distinguished and characterized—brittle, ductile and quasibrittle. The last is a relatively more recent ... More


Nonlinear Fracture Mechanics—Diffuse Crack Model

Zdeněk P. Bažant, Jia-Liang Le, and Marco Salviato

in Quasibrittle Fracture Mechanics and Size Effect: A First Course

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192846242
eISBN:
9780191938573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846242.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The real fracture process zone (FPZ) in all materials has not only a finite length, but also a finite width, which is particularly important for quasibrittle materials. The width matters, especially ... More


An overview of the reconstruction

William H. Baxter and Laurent Sagart

in Old Chinese: A New Reconstruction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199945375
eISBN:
9780199369812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945375.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Chapter 3 gives an overview of the phonological and morphological aspects of the reconstruction, detailing its main features: for word onsets, the pharyngealization and velar/uvular hypotheses, ... More


Tubular Film Blowing

Chang Dae Han

in Rheology and Processing of Polymeric Materials: Volume 2: Polymer Processing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195187830
eISBN:
9780197562369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195187830.003.0012
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Tubular film blowing has long been used to produce biaxially oriented films using such thermoplastic polymers as low-density polyethylene (LDPE), high-density polyethylene (HDPE), and polypropylene ... More


Northeast and Kashmir: Problems in a Comparative Perspective

Noor Ahmad Baba

in Troubled Diversity: The Political Process in Northeast India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199453337
eISBN:
9780199085231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453337.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter highlights that in spite of the contextual variation and many objective differences, there are a number of similar factors that go into making of the problems in Kashmir and in the ... More


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