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Linear and Nonlinear Waves

Publisher: 
John Wiley
Number of Pages: 
656
Price: 
115.00
ISBN: 
0471359424
Date Received: 
Thursday, May 18, 2006
Reviewable: 
No
Include In BLL Rating: 
Yes
Reviewer Email Address: 
G. Whitham
Series: 
Pure and Applied Mathematics: A Wiley-Interscience Series of Texts, Monographs and Tracts
Publication Date: 
1999
Format: 
Paperback
Category: 
Textbook

 

Introduction and General Outline.

HYPERBOLIC WAVES.

Waves and First Order Equations.

Specific Problems.

Burger's Equation.

Hyperbolic Systems.

Gas Dynamics.

The Wave Equation.

Shock Dynamics.

The Propagation of Weak Shocks.

Wave Hierarchies.

DISPERSIVE WAVES.

Linear Dispersive Waves.

Wave Patterns.

Water Waves.

Nonlinear Dispersion and the Variational Method.

Group Velocities, Instability, and Higher Order Dispersion.

Applications of the Nonlinear Theory.

Exact Solutions: Interacting Solitary Waves.

References.

Index.

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