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KAM Story A Friendly Introduction to the Content, History, and Significance of Classical Kolmogorov-Arnold-Moser Theory

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ISBN-10: 9814556580

ISBN-13: 9789814556583

Edition: 2014

Authors: H. Scott Dumas

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This is a semi-popular mathematics book aimed at a broad readership of mathematically literate scientists, especially mathematicians and physicists who are not experts in classical mechanics or KAM theory, and scientific-minded readers. Parts of the book should also appeal to less mathematically trained readers with an interest in the history or philosophy of science.The scope of the book is broad: it not only describes KAM theory in some detail, but also presents its historical context (thus showing why it was a “breakthrough”). Also discussed are applications of KAM theory (especially to celestial mechanics and statistical mechanics) and the parts of mathematics and physics in which KAM…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 361
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English