Fractional Calculus with Applications in Mechanics

Vibrations and Diffusion Processes

Author: Teodor M. Atanackovic,Stevan Pilipovic,Bogoljub Stankovic,Dusan Zorica

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118577469

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

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This book contains mathematical preliminaries in which basicdefinitions of fractional derivatives and spaces are presented. Thecentral part of the book contains various applications in classicalmechanics including fields such as: viscoelasticity, heatconduction, wave propagation and variational Hamilton–typeprinciples. Mathematical rigor will be observed in theapplications. The authors provide some problems formulated in theclassical setting and some in the distributional setting. Thesolutions to these problems are presented in analytical form andthese solutions are then analyzed numerically. Theorems on theexistence of solutions will be presented for all examplesdiscussed. In using various constitutive equations the restrictionsfollowing from the second law of thermodynamics will beimplemented. Finally, the physical implications of obtainedsolutions will be discussed in detail.

Fractional Thermoelasticity

Author: Yuriy Povstenko

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319153358

Category: Science

Page: 253

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This book is devoted to fractional thermoelasticity, i.e. thermoelasticity based on the heat conduction equation with differential operators of fractional order. Readers will discover how time-fractional differential operators describe memory effects and space-fractional differential operators deal with the long-range interaction. Fractional calculus, generalized Fourier law, axisymmetric and central symmetric problems and many relevant equations are featured in the book. The latest developments in the field are included and the reader is brought up to date with current research. The book contains a large number of figures, to show the characteristic features of temperature and stress distributions and to represent the whole spectrum of order of fractional operators. This work presents a picture of the state-of-the-art of fractional thermoelasticity and is suitable for specialists in applied mathematics, physics, geophysics, elasticity, thermoelasticity and engineering sciences. Corresponding sections of the book may also be used as additional reading material for courses on heat and mass transfer, continuum mechanics, thermal stresses as well as in fractional calculus and its applications for graduate and postgraduate students. Extensive references are included in order to stimulate further studies.

Advances in Fractional Calculus

Theoretical Developments and Applications in Physics and Engineering

Author: J. Sabatier,O. P. Agrawal,J. A. Tenreiro Machado

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402060424

Category: Mathematics

Page: 552

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In the last two decades, fractional (or non integer) differentiation has played a very important role in various fields such as mechanics, electricity, chemistry, biology, economics, control theory and signal and image processing. For example, in the last three fields, some important considerations such as modelling, curve fitting, filtering, pattern recognition, edge detection, identification, stability, controllability, observability and robustness are now linked to long-range dependence phenomena. Similar progress has been made in other fields listed here. The scope of the book is thus to present the state of the art in the study of fractional systems and the application of fractional differentiation. As this volume covers recent applications of fractional calculus, it will be of interest to engineers, scientists, and applied mathematicians.

Discrete Fractional Calculus

Applications in Control and Image Processing

Author: Piotr Ostalczyk

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814725684

Category: Computers

Page: 356

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The main subject of the monograph is the fractional calculus in the discrete version. The volume is divided into three main parts. Part one contains a theoretical introduction to the classical and fractional-order discrete calculus where the fundamental role is played by the backward difference and sum. In the second part, selected applications of the discrete fractional calculus in the discrete system control theory are presented. In the discrete system identification, analysis and synthesis, one can consider integer or fractional models based on the fractional-order difference equations. The third part of the book is devoted to digital image processing. Contents:Discrete-Variable Real FunctionsThe n-th Order Backward Difference/Sum of the Discrete-Variable FunctionFractional-Order Backward Differ-SumThe FOBD-S Graphical InterpretationThe FOBD/S Selected PropertiesThe FO Dynamic System DescriptionLinear FO System AnalysisThe Linear FO Discrete-Time Fundamental ElementsFO Discrete-Time System StructuresFractional Discrete-Time PID ControllerFOS Approximation ProblemsFractional PotentialFO Image Filtering and Edge DetectionAppendix A: Selected Linear Algebra Formulae and Discrete-Variable Special Functions Readership: Researchers, academics, professionals and graduate students in pattern recognition/image analysis, robotics and automated systems, systems engineering and mathematical modeling. Keywords:Fractional Calculus;Fractional-Order Backward-Difference;Fractional-Order Linear Difference Equation;Discrete-System;State-Space Equations

New Trends in Nanotechnology and Fractional Calculus Applications

Author: Dumitru Baleanu,Ziya B. Guvenc,J.A. Tenreiro Machado

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789048132935

Category: Mathematics

Page: 531

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In recent years fractional calculus has played an important role in various fields such as mechanics, electricity, chemistry, biology, economics, modeling, identification, control theory and signal processing. The scope of this book is to present the state of the art in the study of fractional systems and the application of fractional differentiation. Furthermore, the manufacture of nanowires is important for the design of nanosensors and the development of high-yield thin films is vital in procuring clean solar energy. This wide range of applications is of interest to engineers, physicists and mathematicians.

The Rayleigh-Ritz Method for Structural Analysis

Author: Sinniah Ilanko,Luis Monterrubio,Yusuke Mochida

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118984420

Category: Science

Page: 254

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A presentation of the theory behind the Rayleigh-Ritz (R-R)method, as well as a discussion of the choice of admissiblefunctions and the use of penalty methods, including recentdevelopments such as using negative inertia and bi-penaltyterms. While presenting the mathematical basis of the R-Rmethod, the authors also give simple explanations and analogies tomake it easier to understand. Examples include calculation ofnatural frequencies and critical loads of structures and structuralcomponents, such as beams, plates, shells and solids. MATLAB codesfor some common problems are also supplied.

Applications in Engineering, Life and Social Sciences

Author: Dumitru Bǎleanu,António Mendes Lopes

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110571900

Category: Mathematics

Page: 256

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This multi-volume handbook is the most up-to-date and comprehensive reference work in the field of fractional calculus and its numerous applications. This seventh volume collects authoritative chapters covering several applications of fractional calculus in in engineering, life, and social sciences, including applications in biology and medicine, mechanics of complex media, economy, and electrical devices.

Fractals and Fractional Calculus in Continuum Mechanics

Author: Alberto Carpinteri,Francesco Mainardi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3709126649

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 348

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The book is characterized by the illustration of cases of fractal, self-similar and multi-scale structures taken from the mechanics of solid and porous materials, which have a technical interest. In addition, an accessible and self-consistent treatment of the mathematical technique of fractional calculus is provided, avoiding useless complications.

q-Fractional Calculus and Equations

Author: Mahmoud H. Annaby,Zeinab S. Mansour

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642308988

Category: Mathematics

Page: 318

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This nine-chapter monograph introduces a rigorous investigation of q-difference operators in standard and fractional settings. It starts with elementary calculus of q-differences and integration of Jackson’s type before turning to q-difference equations. The existence and uniqueness theorems are derived using successive approximations, leading to systems of equations with retarded arguments. Regular q-Sturm–Liouville theory is also introduced; Green’s function is constructed and the eigenfunction expansion theorem is given. The monograph also discusses some integral equations of Volterra and Abel type, as introductory material for the study of fractional q-calculi. Hence fractional q-calculi of the types Riemann–Liouville; Grünwald–Letnikov; Caputo; Erdélyi–Kober and Weyl are defined analytically. Fractional q-Leibniz rules with applications in q-series are also obtained with rigorous proofs of the formal results of Al-Salam-Verma, which remained unproved for decades. In working towards the investigation of q-fractional difference equations; families of q-Mittag-Leffler functions are defined and their properties are investigated, especially the q-Mellin–Barnes integral and Hankel contour integral representation of the q-Mittag-Leffler functions under consideration, the distribution, asymptotic and reality of their zeros, establishing q-counterparts of Wiman’s results. Fractional q-difference equations are studied; existence and uniqueness theorems are given and classes of Cauchy-type problems are completely solved in terms of families of q-Mittag-Leffler functions. Among many q-analogs of classical results and concepts, q-Laplace, q-Mellin and q2-Fourier transforms are studied and their applications are investigated.