What is mixing and can it be complex?

Klimenko, A. Y. (2013). What is mixing and can it be complex?. In: Snezhana I. Abarzhi, Serge Gauthier, Christopher J. Keane and Joseph J. Niemela, 3rd International Conference on Turbulent Mixing and Beyond. Proceedings. 3rd International Conference on Turbulent Mixing and Beyond (TMB11), Trieste, Italy, (014047.1-014047.6). 22-28 Aug 2011. doi:10.1088/0031-8949/2013/T155/014047

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Author Klimenko, A. Y.
Title of paper What is mixing and can it be complex?
Conference name 3rd International Conference on Turbulent Mixing and Beyond (TMB11)
Conference location Trieste, Italy
Conference dates 22-28 Aug 2011
Proceedings title 3rd International Conference on Turbulent Mixing and Beyond. Proceedings   Check publisher's open access policy
Journal name Physica Scripta   Check publisher's open access policy
Place of Publication United Kingdom
Publisher Institute of Physics Publishing
Publication Year 2013
Year available 2011
Sub-type Fully published paper
DOI 10.1088/0031-8949/2013/T155/014047
ISSN 0031-8949
1402-4896
Editor Snezhana I. Abarzhi
Serge Gauthier
Christopher J. Keane
Joseph J. Niemela
Volume 2013
Issue T155
Start page 014047.1
End page 014047.6
Total pages 6
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
While the concept of mixing is commonly used in science and engineering, its exact interpretation may vary between different disciplines. In the present work, we analyse the concept of mixing in context of mechanical mixing, the ergodic theory, modelling of turbulent reacting fluid flows and complex competitive systems. Although mixing represents a dissipative process, which is responsible for irreversible increase of molecular disorder, mixing nevertheless can be associated with emergence of complexity under certain conditions. This dual role of mixing is noted and examined here. The appendix discusses three fundamental hypotheses, which are related to understanding of mixing and were introduced by Boltzmann.
Keyword Flows
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