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Waves and compressible flow

Author: Hilary Ockendon; J R Ockendon
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2004.
Series: Texts in applied mathematics, 47.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book aims to give readers a broad mathematical basis for modeling and understanding the wide range of wave phenomena encountered in modern applications, especially in gasdynamics." "Special emphasis is placed on the development of physical intuition to supplement and reinforce analytical thinking. Each chapter includes a complete set of carefully prepared exercises, making this a suitable textbook for students  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Ockendon; J R Ockendon
ISBN: 038740399X 9780387403991 1441923357 9781441923356
OCLC Number: 52478469
Description: ix, 188 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The equations of inviscid compressible flow --
3. Models for linear wave propagation --
4. Theories for linear waves --
5. Nonlinear waves in fluids --
6. Shock waves --
7. Epilogue.
Series Title: Texts in applied mathematics, 47.
Responsibility: Hilary Ockendon, John R. Ockendon.
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Derived from an Oxford course and text, this revised book teaches the wide range of wave phenomena, focusing on compressible flow, and showing how wave phenomena in electromagnetism and solid  Read more...

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From the reviews:"The volume by Ockendon and Ockendon ... updates the 1983 Inviscid Fluid Flows, by H. Ockendon and Alan B. Tayler. In this new book they view gas dynamics as a paradigm for more Read more...

 
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