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Dynamics of curved fronts. (English) Zbl 0712.76009
Perspectives in Physics. Boston, MA etc.: Academic Press, Inc. xv, 514 p. $ 69.50 (1988).
[The articles of this volume will not be indexed individually.]
In the first part of this book, P. Pelcé presents a unifying theory of the interface dynamics which appears in various fields (hydrodynamics, metallurgy, combustion). The second part is a collection of papers representing some of the most important contributions in the following subjects: planar front propagation, dragging of a liquid by a moving plate, Saffman-Taylor finger, dendrites, directional solidification, raising bubbles, premixed flames.
Reviewer: A.Balint

76-06 Proceedings, conferences, collections, etc. pertaining to fluid mechanics
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