1. Ideas and methods of asymptotic analysis as applied to transport in composite structures -- 2. Numerical analysis of local fields in a system of closely placed bodies -- 3. Asymptotic behavior of capacity of a system of closely placed bodies, tamm shielding, network approximation -- 4. Network approximation for potentials of closely placed bodies -- 5. Analysis of transport properties of highly filled contrast composites using the network approximation method -- 6. Effective tunability of high-contrast composites -- 7. Effective loss of high-contrast composites -- 8. Transport and elastic properties of thin layers.