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Request a sales quote### A.A. Kilbas

### Hari M Srivastava

### J.J. Trujillo

- 1st Edition, Volume 204 - January 12, 2006
- Authors: A.A. Kilbas, Hari M Srivastava, J.J. Trujillo
- Language: English
- Hardback ISBN:9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 4 - 5 1 8 3 2 - 3
- eBook ISBN:9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 4 6 2 0 7 - 3

This monograph provides the most recent and up-to-date developments on fractional differential and fractional integro-differential equations involving many different potentially… Read more

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This monograph provides the most recent and up-to-date developments on fractional differential and fractional integro-differential equations involving many different potentially useful operators of fractional calculus.The subject of fractional calculus and its applications (that is, calculus of integrals and derivatives of any arbitrary real or complex order) has gained considerable popularity and importance during the past three decades or so, due mainly to its demonstrated applications in numerous seemingly diverse and widespread fields of science and engineering.Some of the areas of present-day applications of fractional models include Fluid Flow, Solute Transport or Dynamical Processes in Self-Similar and Porous Structures, Diffusive Transport akin to Diffusion, Material Viscoelastic Theory, Electromagnetic Theory, Dynamics of Earthquakes, Control Theory of Dynamical Systems, Optics and Signal Processing, Bio-Sciences, Economics, Geology, Astrophysics, Probability and Statistics, Chemical Physics, and so on.In the above-mentioned areas, there are phenomena with estrange kinetics which have a microscopic complex behaviour, and their macroscopic dynamics can not be characterized by classical derivative models.The fractional modelling is an emergent tool which use fractional differential equations including derivatives of fractional order, that is, we can speak about a derivative of order 1/3, or square root of 2, and so on. Some of such fractional models can have solutions which are non-differentiable but continuous functions, such as Weierstrass type functions. Such kinds of properties are, obviously, impossible for the ordinary models.What are the useful properties of these fractional operators which help in the modelling of so many anomalous processes? From the point of view of the authors and from known experimental results, most of the processes associated with complex systems have non-local dynamics involving long-memory in time, and the fractional integral and fractional derivative operators do have some of those characteristics.This book is written primarily for the graduate students and researchers in many different disciplines in the mathematical, physical, engineering and so many others sciences, who are interested not only in learning about the various mathematical tools and techniques used in the theory and widespread applications of fractional differential equations, but also in further investigations which emerge naturally from (or which are motivated substantially by) the physical situations modelled mathematically in the book.This monograph consists of a total of eight chapters and a very extensive bibliography. The main objective of it is to complement the contents of the other books dedicated to the study and the applications of fractional differential equations. The aim of the book is to present, in a systematic manner, results including the existence and uniqueness of solutions for the Cauchy type problems involving nonlinear ordinary fractional differential equations, explicit solutions of linear differential equations and of the corresponding initial-value problems through different methods, closed-form solutions of ordinary and partial differential equations, and a theory of the so-called sequential linear fractional differential equations including a generalization of the classical Frobenius method, and also to include an interesting set of applications of the developed theory.Key features:- It is mainly application oriented.- It contains a complete theory of Fractional Differential Equations.- It can be used as a postgraduate-level textbook in many different disciplines within science and engineering.- It contains an up-to-date bibliography.- It provides problems and directions for further investigations.- Fractional Modelling is an emergent tool with demonstrated applications in numerous seemingly diverse and widespread fields of science and engineering.- It contains many examples.- and so on!

Teachers, researchers and graduate students of mathematics and applied fields (especially Physics, Bio-Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Signal and Optical Theory, Solute Transport through Porous Structures, Mechanical Properties of Polymeric Materials, Economics, Chemical Physics).

1. Preliminaries.2. Fractional Integrals and Fractional Derivatives.3. Ordinary Fractional Differential Equations. Existence and Uniqueness Theorems.4. Methods for Explicitly solving Fractional Differential Equations.5. Integral Transform Methods for Explicit Solutions to Fractional Differential Equations.6. Partial Fractional Differential Equations.7. Sequential Linear Differential Equations of Fractional Order.8. Further Applications of Fractional Models.BibliographySubject Index

- No. of pages: 540
- Language: English
- Edition: 1
- Volume: 204
- Published: January 12, 2006
- Imprint: Elsevier Science
- Hardback ISBN: 9780444518323
- eBook ISBN: 9780080462073

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Belarusian State University, Minsk, BelarusHS

**Dr. Hari M. Srivastava **is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He earned his Ph.D. degree in 1965 while he was a full-time member of the teaching faculty at the Jai Narain Vyas University of Jodhpur, India. Dr. Srivastava has held (and continues to hold) numerous Visiting, Honorary and Chair Professorships at many universities and research institutes in diﬀerent parts of the world. Having received several D.Sc. (honoris causa) degrees as well as honorary memberships and fellowships of many scientiﬁc academies and scientiﬁc societies around the world, he is also actively associated editorially with numerous international scientiﬁc research journals as an Honorary or Advisory Editor or as an Editorial Board Member. He has also edited many Special Issues of scientiﬁc research journals as the Lead or Joint Guest Editor, including the MDPI journal *Axioms, Mathematics, and Symmetry*, the Elsevier journals, *Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Chaos, Solitons & Fractals*, *Alexandria Engineering Journal*, and *Journal of King Saud University* – *Science*, the Wiley journal, *Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences*, the Springer journals, *Advances in Diﬀerence Equations, Journal of Inequalities* *and Applications*, *Fixed Point Theory and Applications*, and *Boundary Value Problems*, the American Institute of Physics journal, *Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science*, and the American Institute of Mathematical Sciences journal, *AIMS Mathematics*, among many others. Dr. Srivastava has been a Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science) Highly-Cited Researcher since 2015. Dr. Srivastava’s research interests include several areas of Pure and Applied Mathematical Sciences, such as Real and Complex Analysis, Fractional Calculus and Its Applications, Integral Equations and Transforms, Higher Transcendental Functions and Their Applications, q-Series and q-Polynomials, Analytic Number Theory, Analytic and Geometric Inequalities, Probability and Statistics, and Inventory Modeling and Optimization. He has published 36 books, monographs, and edited volumes, 36 book (and encyclopedia) chapters, 48 papers in international conference proceedings, and more than 1450 peer-reviewed international scientiﬁc research journal articles, as well as Forewords and Prefaces to many books and journals.

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Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaJT

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