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Strength distribution of repeatedly broken chains

Wilkinson, Michael and Mehlig, Bernhard (2007). Strength distribution of repeatedly broken chains. Journal of Statistical Physics, 127(6) pp. 1279–1286.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10955-007-9320-2
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Abstract

We determine the probability distribution of the breaking strength for chains of N links, which have been produced by repeatedly breaking a very long chain.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0022-4715
Keywords: Fragmentation; Chain breaking
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 15693
Depositing User: Colin Smith
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2009 09:09
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:21
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/15693
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