Attractors for degenerate parabolic type equations
 Author/Creator
 Efendiev, Messoud, author.
 Language
 English.
 Publication
 Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society ; Madrid, Spain : Real Sociedad Mathematica Espanola, [2013]
 Copyright notice
 ©2013
 Physical description
 x, 221 pages ; 26 cm.
 Series
 Mathematical surveys and monographs ; no. 192.
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Contents/Summary
 Bibliography
 Includes bibliographical references and index.
 Contents

 Auxiliary materials Global attractors for autonomous evolution equations Exponential attractors Porous medium equation in homogeneous media: Longtime dynamics Porous medium equation in heterogeneous media: Longtime dynamics Longtime dynamics of $p$Laplacian equations: Homogeneousmedia Longtime dynamics of $p$Laplacian equations: Heterogeneous media Doubly nonlinear degenerate parabolic equations On a class of PDEs with degenerate diffusion and chemotaxis: Autonomous case On a class of PDEs with degenerate diffusion and chemotaxis: Nonautonomous case ODEPDE coupling arising in the modelling of a forest ecosystem Bibliography Index.
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 Publisher's Summary
 This book deals with the longtime behaviour of solutions of degenerate parabolic dissipative equations arising in the study of biological, ecological, and physical problems. Examples include porous media equations, $p$Laplacian and doubly nonlinear equations, as well as degenerate diffusion equations with chemotaxis and ODEPDE coupling systems. For the first time, the longtime dynamics of various classes of degenerate parabolic equations, both semilinear and quasilinear, are systematically studied in terms of their global and exponential attractors. The longtime behaviour of many dissipative systems generated by evolution equations of mathematical physics can be described in terms of global attractors. In the case of dissipative PDEs in bounded domains, this attractor usually has finite Hausdorff and fractal dimension. Hence, if the global attractor exists, its defining property guarantees that the dynamical system reduced to the attractor contains all of the nontrivial dynamics of the original system. Moreover, the reduced phase space is really "thinner" than the initial phase space. However, in contrast to nondegenerate parabolic type equations, for a quite large class of degenerate parabolic type equations, their global attractors can have infinite fractal dimension. The main goal of the present book is to give a detailed and systematic study of the wellposedness and the dynamics of the semigroup associated to important degenerate parabolic equations in terms of their global and exponential attractors. Fundamental topics include existence of attractors, convergence of the dynamics and the rate of convergence, as well as the determination of the fractal dimension and the Kolmogorov entropy of corresponding attractors. The analysis and results in this book show that there are new effects related to the attractor of such degenerate equations that cannot be observed in the case of nondegenerate equations in bounded domains. This book is published in cooperation with Real Sociedad Matematica Espanola (RSME).
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Subjects
 Subject
 Differential equations, Parabolic.
 Degenerate differential equations.
 Partial differential equations  Parabolic equations and systems  Nonlinear parabolic equations.
 Partial differential equations  Parabolic equations and systems  Quasilinear parabolic equations.
 Partial differential equations  Parabolic equations and systems  Degenerate parabolic equations.
 Dynamical systems and ergodic theory  Infinitedimensional dissipative dynamical systems  General theory, nonlinear semigroups, evolution equations.
 Dynamical systems and ergodic theory  Infinitedimensional dissipative dynamical systems  Attractors and their dimensions, Lyapunov exponents.
Bibliographic information
 Publication date
 2013
 Copyright date
 2013
 Responsibility
 Messoud Efendiev.
 Series
 Mathematical surveys and monographs ; volume 192
 ISBN
 9781470409852 (alk. paper)
 1470409852 (alk. paper)