Modeling of Soft Matter


ISBN: 978-0-387-29167-3 (Print) 978-0-387-32153-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-26

    An Energetic Variational Formulation with Phase Field Methods for Interfacial Dynamics of Complex Fluids: Advantages and Challenges

  3. Chapter

    Pages 27-84

    Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics of Nematic Liquids

  4. Chapter

    Pages 85-97

    Anisotropy and Heterogeneity of Nematic Polymer Nano-Composite Film Properties

  5. Chapter

    Pages 99-109

    Non-Newtonian Constitutive Equations Using the Orientational Order Parameter

  6. Chapter

    Pages 111-132

    Surface Order Forces in Nematic Liquid Crystals

  7. Chapter

    Pages 133-168

    Modelling Line Tension in Wetting

  8. Chapter

    Pages 169-188

    Variational Problems and Modeling of Ferroelectricity in Chiral Smectic C Liquid Crystals

  9. Chapter

    Pages 189-203

    Stripe-Domains in Nematic Elastomers: OLD and New

  10. Chapter

    Pages 205-233

    Numerical Simulation for the Mesoscale Deformation of Disordered Reinforced Elastomers

  11. Chapter

    Pages 235-246

    Stress Transmission and Isostatic States of Non-Rigid Particulate Systems

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 247-252