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Introduction to Wave Propagation in Nonlinear Fluids and Solids (Hardcover): Douglas S. Drumheller
Introduction to Wave Propagation in Nonlinear Fluids and Solids (Hardcover): Douglas S. Drumheller

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Introduction to Wave Propagation in Nonlinear Fluids and Solids (Hardcover)

Douglas S. Drumheller

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Waves occur widely in nature and have innumerable commercial uses. Pressure waves are responsible for the transmission of speech, bow waves created by meteors can virtually ignite the earth's atmosphere, ultrasonic waves are used for medical imaging, and shock waves are used for the synthesis of new materials. This book provides a thorough, modern introduction to the study of linear and nonlinear waves. Beginning with fundamental concepts of motion, the book goes on to discuss linear and nonlinear mechanical waves, thermodynamics, and constitutive models. It covers gases, liquids, and solids as integral parts of the subject. Among the important areas of research and application are impact analysis, shock wave research, explosive detonation, nonlinear acoustics, and hypersonic aerodynamics. Graduate students, as well as professional engineers and applied physicists, will value this clear, comprehensive introduction to the study of wave phenomena.

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Imprint: Cambridge UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: February 1998
Authors: Douglas S. Drumheller
Dimensions: 253 x 177mm (L x W)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 536
ISBN-13: 978-0-521-58313-8
Barcode: 9780521583138
Categories: Books > Professional & Technical > Mechanical engineering & materials > Mechanical engineering
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LSN: 0-521-58313-6

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