Phase Transitions download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ricard V. Sole

Phase Transitions download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ricard V. Sole year 2011
  • Book name: Phase Transitions
  • Author: Ricard V. Sole
  • Release date: 2011/3/17
  • Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780691150758
  • Rating: 9.06 of 10
  • Votes: 137
  • Review by: Nadia Salcido
  • Review rating: 7.38 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/13
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Phase transitions-changes between different states of organization in a complex system-have long helped to explain physics concepts, such as why water freezes into a solid or boils to become a gas. How might phase transitions shed light on important problems in biological and ecological complex systems? Exploring the origins and implications of sudden changes in nature and society, Phase Transitions examines different dynamical behaviors in a broad range of complex systems. Using a compelling set of examples, from gene networks and ant colonies to human language and the degradation of diverse ecosystems, the book illustrates the power of simple models to reveal how phase transitions occur. Introductory chapters provide the critical concepts and the simplest mathematical techniques required to study phase transitions. In a series of example-driven chapters, Ricard Sole shows how such concepts and techniques can be applied to the analysis and prediction of complex system behavior, including the origins of life, viral replication, epidemics, language evolution, and the emergence and breakdown of societies.Written at an undergraduate mathematical level, this book provides the essential theoretical tools and foundations required to develop basic models to explain collective phase transitions for a wide variety of ecosystems.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ecological Science, The Biosphere, Applied Mathematics, States Of Matter, Physics Books, Biology, Life Sciences, Cybernetics & Systems Theory
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 48.89 USD
  • Dimensions: 137.16x213.36x17.78mm
  • Weight: 312g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New Jersey, United States
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