1 edition of **Percolation** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1989**
by Springer New York in New York, NY
.

Written in English

- Mathematics,
- Distribution (Probability theory)

The mathematical theory of percolation has acquired something of a reputation for inaccessibility. In addition, several recent advances of substance have tossed the historical order of discovery on its head. It is time to re-examine the subject afresh, in light of recent discoveries. This book does just that. It contains a definitive and coherent account of the subject, in an orderly way accessible to the non-specialist, including the shortest and neatest proofs currently known. In order to maximize accessibility, it concentrates on bond percolation on the d-dimensional cubic lattice where d>2. The subcritical and supercritical phases are described in considerable detail; the recent proofs of the uniqueness of critical points and the infinite open cluster are used extensively. There are two chapters devoted to a lucid account of the physical theory of scaling the renormalization in the context of percolation. There is a chapter dealing with the case of two dimensions, including a rather short proof of the famous exact calculation of + for the critical probability. The book terminates with a collection of pencil sketches of related areas of mathematics and physics.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Geoffrey Grimmett |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA273.A1-274.9, QA274-274.9 |

The Physical Object | |

Format | [electronic resource] / |

Pagination | 1 online resource (xi, 296 p.) |

Number of Pages | 296 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL27080176M |

ISBN 10 | 147574210X, 1475742088 |

ISBN 10 | 9781475742107, 9781475742084 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 851815398 |

"Percolation theory was initiated some fifty years ago as a mathematical framework for the study of random physical processes such as flow through a disordered porous medium. It has proved to be a remarkably rich theory, with applications beyond natural phenomena to topics such as network modelling. Associated with percolation is the phase transition phenomenon, which is the abrupt change in the state of a system around a critical value of a key parameter. While the theory is closely related to random graph theory, percolation studies are usually carried out via simulation because of .

Book online ; What is a percolation test? A percolation test (perc test) is used to establish the water absorption rate of soil, usually conducted before installing a private sewage disposal system, such as a septic tank soakaway. The test determines the rate in which . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grimmett, Geoffrey. Percolation. New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource.

Publisher Synopsis 'This book contains a complete account of most of the important results in the fascinating area of percolation. Elegant and straightforward proofs are given with minimal background in probability or graph theory. It is self-contained, accessible to a wide readership and widely illustrated with numerous examples. The percolation threshold is a mathematical concept in percolation theory that describes the formation of long-range connectivity in random systems. Below the threshold a giant connected component does not exist; while above it, there exists a giant component of the order of system size. In engineering and coffee making, percolation represents the flow of fluids through porous media, but in.

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