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Almost All about Waves

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ISBN-10: 0486453022

ISBN-13: 9780486453026

Edition: 2006

Authors: John R. Pierce

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Description:

This text considers waves the great unifying concept of physics. With minimal mathematics, it emphasizes the behavior common to phenomena such as earthquake waves, ocean waves, sound waves, and mechanical waves. Topics include velocity, vector and complex representation, energy and momentum, coupled modes, polarization, diffraction, and radiation. 1974 edition.
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Foreword
The Idea of Waves
Sinusoidal Waves-Their Strength and Power
Media and Modes
Phase Velocity and Group Velocity
Vector and Complex Representation
Coupled Modes
Coupled Modes-The Other Solution
Spatial Harmonics and Coupling
Coupling and Tapered Media
Waves and Forces
Energy and Momentum of Waves in a Moving Medium
Energy and Angular Momentum in Rotating Media
Parametric Amplifiers
Polarization
Plane and Nearly Plane Waves
Antennas and Diffraction
The Scalar Wave Equation
Radiation
Retrospect and Prospect
Index