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Turing Systems, Entropy, and Kinetic Models for Self-Healing Surfaces
Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, 69978, Israel
Received: 30 January 2010; in revised form: 15 February 2010 / Accepted: 16 February 2010 / Published: 15 March 2010
Abstract: The paper addresses the methods of description of friction-induced self-healing at the interface between two solid bodies. A macroscopic description of self-healing is based on a Turing system for the transfer of matter that leads to self-organization at the interface in the case of an unstable state. A microscopic description deals with a kinetic model of the process and entropy production during self-organization. The paper provides a brief overview of the Turing system approach and statistical kinetic models. The relation between these methods and the description of the self-healing surfaces is discussed, as well as results of their application. The analytical considerations are illustrated by numerical simulations.
Keywords: friction-induced self-healing; Turing system; self-organization; entropy production; kinetic model
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Kagan, E. Turing Systems, Entropy, and Kinetic Models for Self-Healing Surfaces. Entropy 2010, 12, 554-569.
Kagan E. Turing Systems, Entropy, and Kinetic Models for Self-Healing Surfaces. Entropy. 2010; 12(3):554-569.
Kagan, Eugene. 2010. "Turing Systems, Entropy, and Kinetic Models for Self-Healing Surfaces." Entropy 12, no. 3: 554-569.