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An application of semigroup theory to a fragmentation equation

Blair, P.N. and Lamb, W. and Stewart, Iain W. (2004) An application of semigroup theory to a fragmentation equation. In: Integral Methods in Science and Engineering. Birkhauser, Boston, USA, pp. 19-24. ISBN 081764377X

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Abstract

The process of fragmentation arises in many physical situations, including polymer degradation, droplet breakage and rock crushing and grinding. Under suitable assumptions, the evolution of the size distribution c(x, t), where x represents particle size and t is time, may be described by the linear integro-differential equation.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 2201
Notes: Document added
Keywords: mathematical analysis, fragmentation, mathematical models, particle size distribution, group theory, integral equations, differential equations, linear equations, particle size, degradation, polymers, crushing, droplets, Mathematics
Subjects: Science > Mathematics
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Education > Education
Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics > Mathematics
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2006
Last modified: 26 Mar 2015 17:27
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2201

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