Download e-book for kindle: Linear Elastic Waves (Cambridge Texts in Applied by John G. Harris

By John G. Harris

Wave propagation and scattering are one of the such a lot primary techniques that we use to understand the realm round us. whereas those techniques are frequently very advanced, a method to start to appreciate them is to check wave propagation within the linear approximation. this can be a publication describing such propagation utilizing, as a context, the equations of elasticity. unifying issues are used. the 1st is that an figuring out of airplane wave interactions is prime to figuring out extra advanced wave interactions. the second one is that waves are top understood in an asymptotic approximation the place they're freed from the problems in their excitation and are ruled essentially by way of their propagation environments. the subjects lined contain mirrored image, refraction, the propagation of interfacial waves, critical representations, radiation and diffraction, and propagation in closed and open waveguides. Linear Elastic Waves is a complicated point textbook directed at utilized mathematicians, seismologists, and engineers.

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