Introduction to Wave Phenomena / Edition 1

Introduction to Wave Phenomena / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1575242311
ISBN-13:
9781575242316
Pub. Date:
01/28/2003
Publisher:
Krieger Publishing Company
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Overview

Introduction to Wave Phenomena / Edition 1

Originally published by Wiley in 1985, this physics textbook describes the linear properties of mechanical and electromagnetic waves and oscillations, illustrates the physical contexts in which wave phenomena arise, and introduces several mathematical techniques for solving nonlinear wave equations. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575242316
Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Review of Oscillations.

Wave Motion.

Some Mathematics.

Mechanical Waves.

Sound Waves in Solids, Liquids and Gases.

Wave Reflection and Standing Waves.

Spherical and Cylindrical Waves, Waves in Nonuniform Media, and Multidimensional Waves.

Doppler Effect of Sound Waves and Shock Waves.

Electromagnetic Waves.

Radiation of Electromagnetic Waves.

Interference and Diffraction.

Geometrical Optics.

Fourier Analyses and LaPlace Transformation.

Particle Nature of Light.

Nonlinear Waves.

Solitons and Shocks.

Appendixes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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