Linear and nonlinear waves

By: Whitham, Gerald Beresford, 1927-
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Pure and applied mathematics [1237]Publisher: New York, NY [u.a.] Wiley c 1999Description: 660 S. Ill., graph. DarstISBN: 0471359424 (print; paper); 9780471359425 (print; paper); 0471359424; 9780471359425; 0471359424Subject(s): Welle | Wave-motion, Theory of | Waves | Wellenbewegung | Welle | TheorieDDC classification: 531/.1133 LOC classification: QA927Other classification: 33.06 | 31.45 | mat Online resources: Table of Contents Table of Contents | Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhaltsverzeichnis | Inhaltsverzeichnis | Zentralblatt MATH Inhaltstext
Contents:
1. Introduction and General Outline2. Waves and First Order Equations -- 3. Specific Problems -- 4. Burgers' Equation -- 5. Hyperbolic Systems -- 6. Gas Dynamics -- 7. The Wave Equation -- 8. Shock Dynamics -- 9. The Propagation of Weak Shocks -- 10. Wave Hierarchies -- 11. Linear Dispersive Waves -- 12. Wave Patterns -- 13. Water Waves -- 14. Nonlinear Dispersion and the Variational Method -- 15. Group Velocities, Instability, and Higher Order Dispersion -- 16. Applications of the Nonlinear Theory -- 17. Exact Solutions; Interacting Solitary Waves..
Front MatterIntroduction and General Outline -- Hyperbolic Waves. Waves and First Order Equations -- Specific Problems -- Burgers' 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 -- Pure and Applied Mathematics.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 621-628) and index

1. Introduction and General Outline2. Waves and First Order Equations -- 3. Specific Problems -- 4. Burgers' Equation -- 5. Hyperbolic Systems -- 6. Gas Dynamics -- 7. The Wave Equation -- 8. Shock Dynamics -- 9. The Propagation of Weak Shocks -- 10. Wave Hierarchies -- 11. Linear Dispersive Waves -- 12. Wave Patterns -- 13. Water Waves -- 14. Nonlinear Dispersion and the Variational Method -- 15. Group Velocities, Instability, and Higher Order Dispersion -- 16. Applications of the Nonlinear Theory -- 17. Exact Solutions; Interacting Solitary Waves..

Front MatterIntroduction and General Outline -- Hyperbolic Waves. Waves and First Order Equations -- Specific Problems -- Burgers' 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 -- Pure and Applied Mathematics.

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