The dissipative soliton concept is a fundamental extension of the concept of solitons in conservative and integrable systems. It includes ideas from three major sources, namely standard soliton theory developed since the 1960s; nonlinear dynamics theory; and Prigogine's ideas of systems far from equilibrium. These three sources also correspond to the three component parts of this novel paradigm. This book explains the above principles in detail and gives the reader various examples.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 479
Weight: 984 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 23 mm
Edition: 2008 ed.