Nonlinear PDE's: Pattern Formation (ripples) and Dendritic Growth (snowflakes)

1998: not covered in 1999

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The Course

James P. Sethna,

Statistical Mechanics: Entropy, Order Parameters, and Complexity, now available at Oxford University Press (USA, Europe).