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NEA-1811 JDL-IMPORTANCE.

JDL-IMPORTANCE, Adjoint Function: Physical Basis of Variational & Perturbation Theory in Transport & Diffusion Problems

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION

JDL-IMPORTANCE, The Adjoint Function: The Physical Basis of Variational and Perturbation Theory in Transport and Diffusion Problems

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2. COMPUTERS
To submit a request, click below on the link of the version you wish to order. Only liaison officers are authorised to submit online requests. Rules for requesters are available here.
Program name Package id Status Status date
JDL-IMPORTANCE NEA-1811/01 Tested 09-APR-2009

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-1811/01 Many Computers PC Windows
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3. DESCRIPTION

Dr. J.D. Lewins has now released the following legacy book for free distribution:

 

Importance: The Adjoint Function: The Physical Basis of Variational and Perturbation Theory in Transport and Diffusion Problems, North-Holland Publishing Company - Amsterdam, 582 pages, 1966
   Introduction: Continuous Systems and the Variational Principle

 

  1. The Fundamental Variational Principle

  2. The Importance Function

  3. Adjoint Equations

  4. Variational Methods

  5. Perturbation and Iterative Methods

  6. Non-Linear Theory

 

Note to the user: Dr. J. D. Lewins owns the copyright of the book and he authorises the OECD/NEA Data Bank to distribute it in PDF format at no cost to requesters, in particular to students.

 

This book on CD-ROM cannot be further copied or sold.

Copies should be requested from programs@oecd-nea.org

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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-1811/01 09-APR-2009 Screened
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10. REFERENCES
NEA-1811/01, included references:
- J.D. Lewins:
Importance: The Adjoint Function: The Physical Basis of Variational and
Perturbation Theory in Transport and Diffusion Problems, North-Holland
Publishing Company - Amsterdam, 582 pages, 1966
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
No specified programming language
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13. SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Adobe Acrobat.

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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

Jeffery D Lewins
PhD MIT, PhD Cantab, DSc (Eng) London
Magdalene College
Cambridge
CB3 0AG
UK

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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-1811/01
- Readme
- Curriculum vitae of J.D. Lewins
- 1 book in PDF Format
- corrigenda
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17. CATEGORIES
  • S. Legacy books

Keywords: adjoint equation, importance function, legacy, nonlinear theory, particle transport, perturbation method, variational method.