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Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, Volume 2: Reaction-Diffusion Equations

Vitaly Volpert
Publisher: 
Birkhäuser
Publication Date: 
2014
Number of Pages: 
784
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Monographs in Mathematics 104
Price: 
189.00
ISBN: 
9783034808125
Category: 
Monograph
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I. Introduction to the theory of reaction-diffusion equations.- Chapter 1. Reaction-diffusion processes, models and applications.- 1. Chemical physics.- 2. Population dynamics.- 3. Biomedical models.- 4. Mathematical analysis of reaction-diffusion equations.- Chapter 2. Methods of analysis.- 1. Operators and spaces.- 2. Topological degree.- 3. Maximum principle, positiveness and comparison theorems.- 4. Spectrum and stability.- Chapter 3. Reaction-diffusion problems in bounded domains.- 1. Existence of solutions.- 2. Spectrum and stability.- 3. Bifurcation of dissipative structures.- Chapter 4. Reaction-diffusion problems on the whole axis.- 1. Travelling waves.- 2. Non-autonomous equations.- 3. Applications.- II. Reaction-diffusion waves in cylinders.- Chapter 5. Monotone systems.- 1. Differential-difference equations.- 2. Homotopy of waves.- 3. Minimax representation of the wave speed.- 4. Monostable case.- Chapter 6. Reaction-diffusion problems with convection.- 1. Formulation of reaction-diffusion-convection problems.- 2. Reaction-diffusion-convection operators in unbounded cylinders.- 3. Bifurcations of convective waves.- 4. Existence of reaction-diffusion convection waves.- 5. Convection in reactive systems.- Chapter 7. Reaction-diffusion systems with different diffusion coefficients.- 1. Formulation and main results.- 2. Integro-differential problem.- 3. Bifurcations of waves.- Chapter 8. Nonlinear boundary conditions.- 1. Bounded domains.- 2. Travelling waves.- III. Nonlocal and multi-scale models.- Chapter 9. Nonlocal reaction-diffusion equations.- 1. Nonlocal equations in bounded domains.- 2. Nonlocal equations on the whole axis.- 3. Wave existence.- 4. Existence and stability of pulses.- 5. Evolution equations.- Chapter 10. Multi-scale models in biology.- 1. Cell population dynamics.- 2. Multi-scale models with intracellular kinetics.- 3. Models with cell transport.- 4. Applications in physiology.- Bibliographical comments.- Concluding remarks.- Acknowledgements.- References.- Index.

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