9781138479715-1138479713-Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

ISBN-13: 9781138479715
ISBN-10: 1138479713
Edition: 2
Author: Fitzpatrick, Richard
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: CRC Press
Format: Paperback 309 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781138479715
ISBN-10: 1138479713
Edition: 2
Author: Fitzpatrick, Richard
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: CRC Press
Format: Paperback 309 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Fitzpatrick, Richard wrote Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition comprising 309 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1138479713 and 9781138479715. Since then Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.00 or rent at the marketplace.

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Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as updated chapter content throughout; continuing to ease the difficult transition for students between lower-division courses that mostly encompass algebraic equations and upper-division courses that rely on differential equations.

Assuming familiarity with the laws of physics and college-level mathematics, the author covers aspects of optics that crucially depend on the wave-like nature of light, such as wave optics. Examples explore discrete mechanical, optical, and quantum mechanical systems; continuous gases, fluids, and elastic solids; electronic circuits; and electromagnetic waves. The text also introduces the conventional complex representation of oscillations and waves during the discussion of quantum mechanical waves.

Features:

  • Fully updated throughout and featuring new widgets, animations, and end of chapter exercises to enhance understanding
  • Offers complete coverage of advanced topics in waves, such as electromagnetic wave propagation through the ionosphere
  • Includes examples from mechanical systems, elastic solids, electronic circuits, optical systems, and other areas
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