8 edition of **Linear and nonlinear waves** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1974**
by Wiley in New York
.

Written in English

- Wave-motion, Theory of.,
- Waves.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | [by] G. B. Whitham. |

Series | Pure and applied mathematics |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA927 .W48 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xvi, 636 p. |

Number of Pages | 636 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5042595M |

ISBN 10 | 0471940909 |

LC Control Number | 74002070 |

'[This] is an up-to-date teaching resource that will prepare students for work in nonlinear waves as the subject appears today in applications, especially in nonlinear optics. It is clear that Mark Ablowitz's book is a welcome addition to the literature that will be particularly useful to anyone planning a course on nonlinear waves.'Cited by: The Generalization of Parallel Transport for Linear mConnections. Bibliography. A VARIATIONAL FORMALISM. nonlinear waves, and control theory, Volume 1 Page 18 - Yet this is what the reader of a book on mathematics would do if he were a logician only. To understand the game is wholly another matter; it is to know why.

characteristics and shock waves. These are meant to be introductory and are abbreviated versions of topics in my book “Linear and nonlinear waves”, which can be consulted for ampliﬁcation. The main content is an entirely new presentation. It is on water waves, with special emphasis on old and new results for waves on a sloping beach. Linear and Nonlinear Waves (Pure and Applied Mathematics) | Gerald Beresford Whitham | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

This book unifies the dynamical systems and functional analysis approaches to the linear and nonlinear stability of waves. It synthesizes fundamental ideas of the past 20+ years of research, carefully balancing theory and application. Whitham's book on linear (e.g., sine waves) and nonlinear (e.g., solitons and shocks) waves is a very thorough and well written narrative of the various manifestations of the fluctuations we call waves. Whether a beginning graduate student or researcher, the book provides very insightful and useful derivations combined with physically /5(7).

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It covers the behavior of waves in two parts, with the first part addressing hyperbolic waves and the second addressing dispersive waves.

Whitham's book on linear (e.g., sine waves) and nonlinear (e.g., solitons and shocks) waves is a very thorough and well written narrative of the various manifestations of /5.

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