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
|Publisher:||Krieger Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)|
Table of Contents
Review of Oscillations.
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.
Radiation of Electromagnetic Waves.
Interference and Diffraction.
Fourier Analyses and LaPlace Transformation.
Particle Nature of Light.
Solitons and Shocks.