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Synergetics pp 147-189 | Cite as

Chance and Necessity

Reality Needs Both
  • Hermann Haken
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Abstract

Consider a football dribbled ahead over the grass by a football (soccer) player. Its velocity v changes due to two causes. The grass continuously slows the ball down by a friction force whereas the football player randomly increases the velocity of the ball by his kicks.

Keywords

Correlation Function Stationary Solution Friction Force Langevin Equation Planck Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Haken
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität StuttgartStuttgart 80Germany

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