This volume reviews the current understanding of the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam (FPU) Problem without trying to force coherence on differing perspectives on the same problem by various groups or approaches. The contributions lead the interested but inexperienced reader through gradual understanding, starting from general analysis and proceeding towards more specialized topics. The volume also includes a reprint of the original Fermi-Pasta-Ulam paper.285 J. Ford, The FermiaPastaaUlam problem: paradox turns discovery, Phys. Rep. 213(5), 271a310 (1992). ... 285 P. Poggi and S. Ruffo, Exact solutions in the FPU oscillator chain, Physica D 103(1a4), 251a272 (1997). 290 B. Rink, Symmetryanbsp;...

Title | : | The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam Problem |

Author | : | Giovanni Gallavotti |

Publisher | : | Springer - 2007-11-28 |

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