Oscillations, Waves, and Interactions
by Thomas Kurz, Ulrich Parlitz, Udo Kaatze
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen 2007
Number of pages: 485
The subjects covered vary from speech and hearing research to flow control and active control systems, from bubble oscillations to cavitation structures, from ordering phenomena in liquids and one-dimensional solids to complex dynamics of chaotic nonlinear systems, from laser speckle metrology to ring laser gyroscopes, from biophysics to medical applications in ophthalmology as well as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.
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by Satindar Bhagat - Bookboon
We begin by discussing waves in matter - sound being a special case. To understand the nature of light we begin by introducing Electric and Magnetic fields and build the relationships which develop into the Maxwell's Electromagnetic Field Equations.
by G.B. Whitham - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
The first three chapters provide basic background on the theory of characteristics and shock waves. The main content is an entirely new presentation. It is on water waves, with special emphasis on old and new results for waves on a sloping beach.
by Benjamin Crowell - lightandmatter.com
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by Howard Georgi - Prentice Hall
The first complete introduction to waves and wave phenomena by a renowned theorist. Covers damping, forced oscillations and resonance; normal modes; symmetries; traveling waves; signals and Fourier analysis; polarization; diffraction.