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CNA Working Group Seminar
Adrian Hagerty
Carnegie Melllon University
Title: Homogenization, Asymptotic Expansion and 2-Scale Convergence - Part 2

Abstract: Following our examination of Gamma Convergence, we turn to the flavor of problem for which these techniques were originally developed by De Giorgi. When the parameters of a system exhibit fine periodic microstructure, we expect the solutions to tend in the limit to the solution of a "homogenized" system. To this end, we will discuss Asymptotic Expansion as a technique for determining the homogenized system and the astounding tool of 2-scale convergence in proving homogenization results.

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Wean Hall 7218
Submitted by:  Riccardo Cristoferi