© 2010

Pattern Formation at Interfaces

  • Pierre Colinet
  • Alexander Nepomnyashchy
  • Allows the reader to identify key problems; shows similarity of a variety of seemingly different physical problems


Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 513)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Alexander A. Nepomnyashchy
    Pages 57-103
  3. Michael Bestehorn
    Pages 105-172
  4. Alexander A. Golovin
    Pages 219-253

About this book


The book deals with modern methods of nonlinear stability theory applied to problems of continuous media mechanics in the presence of interfaces, with applications to materials science, chemical engineering, heat transfer technologies, as well as in combustion and other reaction-diffusion systems. Interfaces play a dominant role at small scales, and their correct modeling is therefore also crucial in the rapidly expanding fields of microfluidics and nanotechnologies. To this aim, the book combines contributions of eminent specialists in the field, with a special emphasis on rigorous and predictive approaches. Other goals of this volume are to allow the reader to identify key problems of high scientific value, and to see the similarity between a variety of seemingly different physical problems.


chemical engineering microfluidics modeling stability stability theory

Editors and affiliations

  • Pierre Colinet
    • 1
  • Alexander Nepomnyashchy
    • 2
  1. 1.Universite Libre De BruxellesBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Technion-Isr. Inst. of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Pattern Formation at Interfaces
  • Editors Pierre Colinet
    Alexander Nepomnyashchy
  • Series Title CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Vienna 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-7091-0124-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-7091-1101-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-7091-0125-4
  • Series ISSN 0254-1971
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 304
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Engineering Fluid Dynamics
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