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By Alexander Plakhov

A billiard is a dynamical method within which some extent particle alternates among loose movement and specular reflections from the boundary of a domain. Exterior Billiards offers billiards within the supplement of  domain names and their purposes in aerodynamics and geometrical optics.

 This publication distinguishes itself from present literature through providing billiard dynamics outside bounded domain names, together with scattering, resistance, invisibility and retro-reflection. It starts off with an outline of the mathematical notations used during the booklet and a short overview of the most effects. Chapters 2 and three are thinking about difficulties of minimum resistance  and Newton’s challenge in media with confident temperature. In chapters four and five, scattering of billiards by nonconvex and tough domain names is characterised and a few comparable exact difficulties of optimum mass transportation are studied. functions in aerodynamics are addressed subsequent and difficulties of invisibility and retro-reflection inside of  the framework of geometric optics finish the text.

 The booklet will attract mathematicians operating in dynamical platforms and calculus of variations.  experts operating within the parts of functions mentioned also will locate it useful.

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