Fitting SDE models to nonlinear Kac-Zwanzig heat bath models
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) Fitting SDE models to nonlinear Kac-Zwanzig heat bath models. PHYSICA D-NONLINEAR PHENOMENA, 199 (3-4). pp. 279-316. ISSN 0167-2789Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physd.2004.04.011
We study a class of "particle in a heat bath" models, which are a generalization of the well-known Kac-Zwanzig class of models, but where the coupling between the distinguished particle and the it heat bath particles is through nonlinear springs. The heat bath particles have random initial data drawn from an equilibrium Gibbs density. The primary objective is to approximate the forces exerted by the heat bath-which we do not want to resolve-by a stochastic process. By means of the central limit theorem for Gaussian processes, and heuristics based on linear response theory, we demonstrate conditions under which it is natural to expect that the trajectories of the distinguished particle can be weakly approximated, as n --> infinity, by the solution of a Markovian SDE. The quality of this approximation is verified by numerical calculations with parameters chosen according to the linear response theory. Alternatively, the parameters of the effective equation can be chosen using time series analysis. This is done and agreement with linear response theory is shown to be good. (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICA D-NONLINEAR PHENOMENA|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Official Date:||15 December 2004|
|Number of Pages:||38|
|Page Range:||pp. 279-316|
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