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On the Stochastic Burgers Equation and Some Applications to Turbulence and Astrophysics

A.D. Neate and A. Truman

in Analysis and Stochastics of Growth Processes and Interface Models

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239252
eISBN:
9780191716911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239252.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Analysis

This chapter summarises a selection of results on the inviscid limit of the stochastic Burgers equation emphasising geometric properties of the caustic, Maxwell set and Hamilton-Jacobi level surfaces ... More


Dynamics of marine ecosystems: integration through models of physical-biological interactions

Brad de Young, Francisco E. Werner, Harold Batchelder, François Carlotti, Øyvind Fiksen, Eileen E. Hofmann, Suam Kim, Michio J. Kishi, and Hidekatsu Yamazaki

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

GLOBEC studies have greatly expanded our understanding of the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems, in particular demonstrating the importance of life history dynamics in determining the ... More


Partial differential equations for fluids

Bijan Mohammadi and Olivier Pironneau

in Applied Shape Optimization for Fluids

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546909
eISBN:
9780191720482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546909.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter describes the governing equations considered throughout the book. The equations of fluid dynamics are recalled, together with the k-epsilon turbulence model, which is used later on for ... More


Strategic Drivers of Structural Change in Global Banking

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter assesses the factors that appear to be driving the structural reconfiguration of the financial services sector and its competitive consequences. Strategic options that are open to ... More


Stealing the Gold: A celebration of the pioneering physics of Sam Edwards

David Sherrington

Paul Goldbart and Nigel Goldenfeld (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528531
eISBN:
9780191713415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528531.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The collection of trails blazed by Sam Edwards during half a century of fundamental research in theoretical physics is truly astonishing. He led theoretical physics into uncharted territories from ... More


REPRINT THE STATISTICAL DYNAMICS OF HOMOGENEOUS TURBULENCE

S. F. Edwards

in Stealing the Gold: A celebration of the pioneering physics of Sam Edwards

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528531
eISBN:
9780191713415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528531.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter presents a paper which examines the problem of steady homogeneous isotropic turbulence under idealized conditions, allowing the for the exact form of the correlation functions to be ... More


SAM EDWARDS AND THE TURBULENCE THEORY

Katepalli R. Sreenivasan and Gregory L. Eyink

in Stealing the Gold: A celebration of the pioneering physics of Sam Edwards

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528531
eISBN:
9780191713415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528531.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The contributions of Sam Edwards to field-theoretic methods in the statistical theory of turbulent fluid dynamics are briefly assessed in this chapter and connected to later developments in the ... More


Turbulence: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Peter Davidson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198722588
eISBN:
9780191789298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722588.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This book presents the subject of turbulence. The aim of the book is to bridge the gap between the elementary, heuristic accounts of turbulence and the more rigorous accounts given. Throughout, the ... More


Resolving the Paradox: Flexibility under Various Levels of Competition

Henk W. Volberda

in Building the Flexible Firm: How to Remain Competitive

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295952
eISBN:
9780191685163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295952.003.0082
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

Identifying the organization and managerial design tasks, which serve as the strategic framework's building blocks, has aided us in examining an organization's responsiveness as well as the ... More


The Temptation of Form

Michael Wood

in Yeats and Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199557660
eISBN:
9780191701726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557660.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter is about what is snared and not snared by form in ‘Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen’, and the last part of the poem is especially suggestive in this respect, brilliantly failing and ... More


Enriching Lives: A History of Insurance in Hong Kong, 1841-2010

Bangyan Feng Mee Kau Nyaw and Mee Kau Nyaw

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028702
eISBN:
9789882206946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028702.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Insurance is one of Hong Kong's oldest industries. In the nineteenth century, the lucrative trade between China and Europe carried many risks—piracy, warfare, fire, loss of goods, and other mishaps. ... More


Political Opposition in the bienio rojo: Agrarian Reform and the Birth of the CEDA

Mary Vincent

in Catholicism in the Second Spanish Republic: Religion and Politics in Salamanca 1930-1936

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206132
eISBN:
9780191676987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206132.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

In the aftermath of the agitation over the constitution, the men of the Bloque Agrario became the undisputed leaders of Catholic Salamanca. They had presided over an unprecedented period of political ... More


Homogeneous, Isotropic Turbulence: Phenomenology, Renormalization and Statistical Closures

W. David McComb

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689385
eISBN:
9780191768255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689385.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The aim of this book is to elucidate, and help resolve, some of the outstanding issues in fundamental turbulence theory. Accordingly, it is restricted to homogeneous, isotropic turbulence (HIT). It ... More


Continuously Improving

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work improving its programs and its organization, all while supporting a state-sized system of schools operating in turbulent environments. Rather than a conventional ... More


Magnetism and star formation II

Leon Mestel

in Stellar Magnetism: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641741
eISBN:
9780191738609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641741.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the following: magneto-gravitational equilibrium and exact disc-like models; magneto-turbulent cloud models; evolution through flux diffusion; gravitational collapse; field ... More


Turbulent flows

D. Violeau

in Fluid Mechanics and the SPH Method: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655526
eISBN:
9780191741227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655526.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Turbulence is here envisaged from a mechanical viewpoint, investigating the behaviour of non-linear dynamical systems in the phase space, from the considerations of Chapters 1 and 2 extended to ... More


Advanced hydraulics with SPH

D. Violeau

in Fluid Mechanics and the SPH Method: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655526
eISBN:
9780191741227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655526.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Second-order derivatives in SPH are presented and their properties are studied. Discrete viscous forces are then introduced, and dissipation of energy is studied. Other fluid motion features are then ... More


An Ecology of Resilience: The Political Economy of Turbulence

Frédéric Neyrat

in The Unconstructable Earth: An Ecology of Separation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282586
eISBN:
9780823284931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282586.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Chapter 5 leads Neyrat to explore the concept of resilience the ideas of chaos theory, the concept of turbulence, and how all of these theories found their way into discussions of ecology in the ... More


Geophysical Fluid Dynamics: Understanding (almost) everything with rotating shallow water models

Vladimir Zeitlin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198804338
eISBN:
9780191842627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804338.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

The book explains the key notions and fundamental processes in the dynamics of the fluid envelopes of the Earth (transposable to other planets), and methods of their analysis, from the unifying ... More


The Influence of Rotation, Stratification, and Magnetic Fields on Turbulence

P. A. Davidson

in Turbulence: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198722588
eISBN:
9780191789298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722588.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

Chapter 9 explores turbulence in the geophysical context. The emphasis is on the influence of a strong background rotation, a background stable stratification, or an ambient magnetic field on the ... More


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