A Primer of Diffusion Problems

A Primer of Diffusion Problems

Author(s): Richard Ghez

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

Print ISBN: 9780471846925

Online ISBN: 9783527602834

DOI: 10.1002/3527602836

About this Book

The only elementary text to provide a complete introduction to diffusion theory and the various analytical and numerical methods of solution. Presents an integrated set of real-life problems taken mainly from metallurgy and device processing, and offers an overview of the solution of diffusion problems in practical cases, with clear explanations of the interrelationships between mathematical solutions, and the underlying physics and chemistry. Covers oxidation theory, error functions, Laplace transforms, and similarity, a topic of current research interest. Also covers Green's functions and integral equations, rarely discussed in introductory texts.

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