The Physics of Vibrations and Waves

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Author: H. John Pain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118681479

Category: Science

Page: 304

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The main theme of this highly successful book is that the transmission of energy by wave propogation is fundamental to almost every branch of physics. Therefore, besides giving students a thorough grounding in the theory of waves and vibrations, the book also demonstrates the pattern and unity of a large part of physics. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and has been redeisgned to meet the best contemporary standards. It includes new material on electron waves in solids using the Kronig-Penney model to show how their allowed energies are limited to Brillouin zones, The role of phonons is also discussed. An Optical Transform is used to demonstrate the modern method of lens testing. In the last two chapters the sections on chaos and solitons have been reduced but their essential contents remain. As with earlier editions, the book has a large number of problems together with hints on how to solve them. The Physics of Vibrations and Waves, 6th Edition will prove invaluable for students taking a first full course in the subject across a variety of disciplines particularly physics, engineering and mathematics.

The physics of vibrations and waves

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Author: Herbert John Pain

Publisher: John Wiley & Son Ltd

ISBN: 9780471985426

Category: Science

Page: 559

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The main theme of this best-selling book is that the transmission of energy by wave propagation is fundamental to almost every branch of physics. Therefore, besides giving students a thorough grounding in the theory of wave and vibrations, the book also demonstrates the pattern and unity of a large part of physics. This new edition has been thoroughly revised with the help of Professor Lyle Roelofs of Haverford College, USA. As with earlier editions, there are large numbers of problems together with hints on how to solve them.

The Physics of Vibration

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Author: A. B. Pippard

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521033336

Category: Science

Page: 656

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Originally in two volumes, this study covers both the classical aspects of vibration and the quantum oscillator.

Vibrations and Waves

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Author: A.P. French

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780748744473

Category: Science

Page: 316

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The M.I.T. Introductory Physics Series is the result of a program of careful study, planning, and development that began in 1960. The Education Research Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (formerly the Science Teaching Center) was established to study the process of instruction, aids thereto, and the learning process itself, with special reference to science teaching at the university level. Generous support from a number of foundations provided the means for assembling and maintaining an experienced staff to co-operate with members of the Institute's Physics Department in the examination, improvement, and development of physics curriculum materials for students planning careers in the sciences. After careful analysis of objectives and the problems involved, preliminary versions of textbooks were prepared, tested through classroom use at M.I.T. and other institutions, re-evaluated, rewritten, and tried again. Only then were the final manuscripts undertaken.

Vibrations and Waves

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Author: George C. King

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118681789

Category: Science

Page: 248

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This introductory text emphasises physical principles, rather than the mathematics. Each topic begins with a discussion of the physical characteristics of the motion or system. The mathematics is kept as clear as possible, and includes elegant mathematical descriptions where possible. Designed to provide a logical development of the subject, the book is divided into two sections, vibrations followed by waves. A particular feature is the inclusion of many examples, frequently drawn from everyday life, along with more cutting-edge ones. Each chapter includes problems ranging in difficulty from simple to challenging and includes hints for solving problems. Numerous worked examples included throughout the book.

Introduction to Vibrations and Waves

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Author: H. J. Pain,Patricia Rankin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118441109

Category: Science

Page: 344

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This book presents a solid introduction for undergraduates to the basic physics of vibrations and waves

Vibrations and Waves in Physics

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Author: Iain G. Main

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521447010

Category: Science

Page: 359

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This book is designed as a text for an undergraduate course on vibrations and waves. The overall objectives of the book are to lead the student through the basic physical concepts of vibrations and waves and to demonstrate how these concepts unify a wide variety of familiar physics. This new edition contains an elementary, descriptive introduction to the important ideas of chaos. The author has also taken pains to update the applications. As with previous editions, the book contains numerous problems with hints and numerical solutions.

Oscillations and Waves

An Introduction

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Author: Richard Fitzpatrick

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466566086

Category: Science

Page: 295

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Bridging lower-division physics survey courses with upper-division physics courses, Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction develops a unified mathematical theory of oscillations and waves in physical systems. Emphasizing physics over mathematics, the author includes many examples from discrete mechanical, optical, and quantum mechanical systems; continuous gases, fluids, and elastic solids; electronic circuits; and electromagnetic waves. Assuming familiarity with the laws of physics and college-level mathematics, the book focuses on oscillations and waves whose governing differential equations are linear. The author covers aspects of optics that crucially depend on the wave-like nature of light, such as wave optics. He also introduces the conventional complex representation of oscillations and waves later in the text during the discussion of quantum mechanical waves. This helps students thoroughly understand how to represent oscillations and waves in terms of regular trigonometric functions before using the more convenient, but much more abstract, complex representation. Based on the author’s longstanding course at the University of Texas at Austin, this classroom-tested text helps students acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. It eases students’ difficult transition between lower-division courses that mostly encompass algebraic equations and upper-division courses that rely on differential equations.

Principles of Vibration and Sound

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Author: Thomas Rossing,Neville H. Fletcher

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387405568

Category: Science

Page: 330

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An ideal text for advanced undergraduates, the book provides the foundations needed to understand the acoustics of rooms and musical instruments as well as the basics for scientists and engineers interested in noise and vibration. The new edition contains four new chapters devoted primarily to applications of acoustical principles in everyday life: Microphones and Other Transducers, Sound in Concert Halls and Studios, Sound and Noise Outdoors; and Underwater Sound.

THE PHYSICS OF VIBRATIONS AND WAVES, 6TH ED

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Author: Pain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9788126508860

Category:

Page: 576

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Market_Desc: · Undergraduate Students in Physics and Engineering Special Features: · A practical, applied introduction to the subject· New material includes: electron waves in solids; convolutions and their application to optical problems; and the use of an Optical Transfer Function to demonstrate the modern method of lens testing· Includes large number of problems with hints on how to solve them· This edition has undergone a complete redesign to give the book a more modern look About The Book: The main theme of this highly successful book is that the transmission of energy by wave propagation is fundamental to almost every branch of physics. Therefore, besides giving students a thorough grounding in the theory of wave and vibrations, the book also demonstrates the pattern and unity of a large part of physics. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and redesigned to give it a more contemporary look. It includes new material on electron waves in solids using the Kronig-Penney model to show how their allowed energies are limited to Brillouin zones. The role of phonons is also discussed. An Optical Transfer Function is used to demonstrate the modern method of lens testing. In the last two chapters the sections on chaos and solutions have been reduced but their essential contents remain. As with earlier editions, the book has a large number of problems together with hints on how to solve them.

Physics of Oscillations and Waves

With use of Matlab and Python

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Author: Arnt Inge Vistnes

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319723146

Category: Science

Page: 576

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In this textbook a combination of standard mathematics and modern numerical methods is used to describe a wide range of natural wave phenomena, such as sound, light and water waves, particularly in specific popular contexts, e.g. colors or the acoustics of musical instruments. It introduces the reader to the basic physical principles that allow the description of the oscillatory motion of matter and classical fields, as well as resulting concepts including interference, diffraction, and coherence. Numerical methods offer new scientific insights and make it possible to handle interesting cases that can’t readily be addressed using analytical mathematics; this holds true not only for problem solving but also for the description of phenomena. Essential physical parameters are brought more into focus, rather than concentrating on the details of which mathematical trick should be used to obtain a certain solution. Readers will learn how time-resolved frequency analysis offers a deeper understanding of the interplay between frequency and time, which is relevant to many phenomena involving oscillations and waves. Attention is also drawn to common misconceptions resulting from uncritical use of the Fourier transform. The book offers an ideal guide for upper-level undergraduate physics students and will also benefit physics instructors. Program codes in Matlab and Python, together with interesting files for use in the problems, are provided as free supplementary material.

The Physics of Waves

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Author: Howard Georgi

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 422

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Discusses harmonic oscillation, forced oscillation, continuum limit, longitudinal oscillations and sound, traveling waves, signals, Fourier analysis, polarization, interference, and diffraction

Physics of Waves

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Author: William C. Elmore,Mark A. Heald

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486140652

Category: Science

Page: 512

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Ideal as a classroom text or for individual study, this unique one-volume overview of classical wave theory covers wave phenomena of acoustics, optics, electromagnetic radiations, and more.

Introduction to the Physics of Waves

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Author: Tim Freegarde

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521197570

Category: Science

Page: 296

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Balancing concise mathematical analysis with real-world examples and practical applications, to provide a clear and approachable introduction to wave phenomena.