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By Shiva P. Pudasaini, Kolumban Hutter (auth.)

Avalanches, particles, mudflows and landslides are universal and normal phenomena that ensue around the world, predominantly in mountainous areas. With an emphasis on snow avalanches, this e-book units out to supply a survey and dialogue concerning the movement of avalanche-like flows from initiation to expire. a major element of this ebook is the formula and research of an easy yet applicable continuum mechanical version for the life like prediction of geophysical flows of granular fabric. this may aid the practitioners within the box to higher comprehend the actual enter and supply them with a device for his or her paintings. Originating from many lectures the authors have given through the years, this instructive quantity brings the reader to the leading edge of analysis - an goal additionally supported via an in depth bibliogrpahy of virtually 500 entries. Avalanche Dynamics can be obtainable to, and is meant for, a large readership of researchers, graduate scholars and practitioners with backgrounds in geophysics, geology, civil and mechanical engineering, utilized arithmetic and continuum physics.

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Phys. Chern. 86, 5042-5047 6. Frauenfelder, H. , in preparation 7. , Shyamsunder, E. D. (1985) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 82, 5000-5004 8. Parak, F. W. (1984) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 81, 7088-7092 9. U. and Parak, F. (1986), Hyperfine Interactions 29, 1451-1454 Glass lfansition of Hydration Water and Structural Flexibility of Myoglobin Wolfgang Doster Physik-Department E13 Technische Universitat Mlinchen D-8046 Garching, FRG The structure of proteins can be characterized by a few conformational states (R and T structure of hemoglobin).

4. , Bartunik, H. , in preparation 5. F. and Parak, F. (1982) J. Phys. Chern. 86, 5042-5047 6. Frauenfelder, H. , in preparation 7. , Shyamsunder, E. D. (1985) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 82, 5000-5004 8. Parak, F. W. (1984) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 81, 7088-7092 9. U. and Parak, F. (1986), Hyperfine Interactions 29, 1451-1454 Glass lfansition of Hydration Water and Structural Flexibility of Myoglobin Wolfgang Doster Physik-Department E13 Technische Universitat Mlinchen D-8046 Garching, FRG The structure of proteins can be characterized by a few conformational states (R and T structure of hemoglobin).

Surface amino acid side chains are in direct contact with the solvent medium and should feel the viscosity in about the same way as if the amino acid were moving freely in solution. Global conformational changes of a protein implies motions of the protein surface in a fashion similar to that of Brownian rotational and translational motion of the protein itself, and the viscosity dependences should be similar. Internal motional modes of the protein may behave differently. They mayor may not be coupled to motions of the protein surface, and the viscosity effect may be damped in the protein interior.

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