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. Topics include fundamentals, Bessel functions, waveguides, elasticity theory, hydrodynamic waves, and special p... read more
Customers who bought this book also bought:
Our Editors also recommend:
Almost All About Waves by John R. Pierce This text considers waves the great unifying concept of physics, employing minimal mathematics to explore behavior common to earthquake waves, ocean waves, sound waves, and mechanical waves. 1974 edition.
Concepts of Force by Max Jammer This work by a noted physicist traces conceptual development from ancient to modern times. Kepler's initiation, Newton's definition, subsequent reinterpretation — contrasting concepts of Leibniz, Boscovich, Kant with those of Mach, Kirchhoff, Hertz. "An excellent presentation." — Science.
A Survey of Physical Theory by Max Planck In this classic of scientific literature, the Nobel Laureate and creator of the quantum revolution explores the basics of physics, concluding with an engrossing narrative of how he developed quantum theory. 1925 edition.
Detonation: Theory and Experiment by Wildon Fickett, William C. Davis Comprehensive review of detonation explores the "simple theory" and experimental tests of the theory; flow in a reactive medium; steady detonation; the nonsteady solution; and the structure of the detonation front. 1979 edition.
The Classical Electromagnetic Field by Leonard Eyges This excellent text covers a year's course. Topics include vectors D and H inside matter, conservation laws for energy, momentum, invariance, form invariance, covariance in special relativity, and more.
Concepts of Mass in Classical and Modern Physics by Max Jammer Rigorous, concise, and provocative monograph analyzes the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, the modern concept of mass, mass and energy, and much more. 1964 edition.
Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge by Niels Bohr Articles and speeches by the Nobel Prize–winning physicist, dating from 1934 to 1958, offer philosophical explorations of the relevance of atomic physics to many areas of human endeavor. 1961 edition.
Thermodynamics: Foundations and Applications by Elias P. Gyftopoulos, Gian Paolo Beretta Designed by two MIT professors, this authoritative text discusses basic concepts and applications in detail, emphasizing generality, definitions, and logical consistency. More than 300 solved problems cover realistic energy systems and processes.
Theoretical Nuclear Physics by John M. Blatt, Victor F. Weisskopf An uncommonly clear and cogent investigation and correlation of key aspects of theoretical nuclear physics by leading experts: the nucleus, nuclear forces, nuclear spectroscopy, two-, three- and four-body problems, nuclear reactions, beta-decay and nuclear shell structure.
The Electromagnetic Field by Albert Shadowitz Comprehensive undergraduate text covers basics of electric and magnetic fields, building up to electromagnetic theory. Related topics include relativity theory. Over 900 problems, some with solutions. 1975 edition.
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. Topics include fundamentals, Bessel functions, waveguides, elasticity theory, hydrodynamic waves, and special phenomenon of wave diffraction. With problems.
This book was printed in the United States of America.
Dover books are made to last a lifetime. Our US book-manufacturing partners produce the highest quality books in the world and they create jobs for our fellow citizens. Manufacturing in the United States also ensures that our books are printed in an environmentally friendly fashion, on paper sourced from responsibly managed forests.