Introduction to the physics of waves [E-Book] / Tim Freegarde, University of Southampton.
Freegarde, Tim, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
1 online resource (xiv, 296 pages)
englisch
9781139048149
9780521147163
9780521197571
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. The essence of wave motion; 2. Wave equations and their solution; 3. Further wave equations; 4. Sinusoidal waveforms; 5. Complex wavefunctions; 6. Huygens wave propagation; 7. Geometrical optics; 8. Interference; 9. Fraunhofer diffraction; 10. Longitudinal waves; 11. Continuity conditions; 12. Boundary conditions; 13. Linearity and superpositions; 14. Fourier series and transforms; 15. Waves in three dimensions; 16. Operators for wave motions; 17. Uncertainty and quantum mechanics; 18. Waves from moving sources; 19. Radiation from moving charges; Appendix: vector mathematics; Index.