2001

Continuum Mechanics and Applications in Geophysics and the Environment

ISBN: 978-3-642-07500-1 (Print) 978-3-662-04439-1 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII

  2. Applied Continuum Mechanics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Numerical Investigation of Shock Waves in a Radiating Gas Described by a Variable Eddington Factor

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      Pages 18-43

      Anisotropic Fluids: From Liquid Crystals to Granular Materials

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      Pages 44-55

      Integration and Segregation in a Population — A Thermodynamicists’s View

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      Pages 56-78

      Asymptotic and Other Properties of Some Nonlinear Diffusion Models

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      Pages 79-91

      The Binary Mixtures of Euler Fluids: A Unified Theory of Second Sound Phenomena

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      Pages 92-110

      Continuously Distributed Control of Plates by Electric Networks with PZT Actuators

  3. Soil Mechanics and Porous Media

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

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      Pages 113-125

      Hydraulic Theory for a Frictional Debris Flow on a Collisional Shear Layer

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      Pages 126-139

      The Beavers and Joseph Condition for Velocity Slip at the Surface of a Porous Medium

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      Pages 140-152

      Porous Convection, the Chebyshev Tau Method, and Spurious Eigenvalues

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      Pages 153-180

      Mechanics of Multiphase Porous Media — Application to Unsaturated Soils

  4. Glacier and Ice Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 181-181

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      Pages 183-200

      Modelling Iceberg Drift and Ice-Rafted Sedimentation

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      Pages 201-221

      Modelling the Flow of Glaciers and Ice Sheets

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      Pages 222-249

      Notes on Basic Glaciological Computational Methods and Algorithms

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      Pages 250-275

      Constitutive Modelling and Flow Simulation of Anisotropic Polar Ice

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      Pages 276-304

      Influence of Bed Topography on Steady Plane Ice Sheet Flow

  5. Climatology and Lake Physics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 305-305

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      Pages 307-325

      Glacial Isostasy: Models for the Response of the Earth to Varying Ice Loads

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      Pages 326-336

      Arctic Sea Ice and Its Role in Climate Variability and Change

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      Pages 337-367

      The Role of Simple Models in Understanding Climate Change

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      Pages 368-393

      Comparing Different Numerical Treatments of Advection Terms for Wind-Induced Circulations in Lake Constance

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 394-394