2 edition of Physics of waves found in the catalog.
Physics of waves
William C. Elmore
|Statement||[by] William C. Elmore [and] Mark A. Heald.|
|Series||McGraw-Hill series in fundamentals of physics: An Undergraduate textbook program|
|Contributions||Heald, Mark A., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||QC157 .E44|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 477 p.|
|Number of Pages||477|
|LC Control Number||68058209|
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Even more important, though only touched on in this book, is the wave phenomenon of quantum mechanics, built into the fabric of our space and time.
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Electromagnetic waves. Electric and magnetic fields are the media. Light is an electromagnetic wave. Electromagnetic waves include, radio waves, microwaves, infrared, light, ultraviolet, x-rays, and gamma rays.
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What is a wave. When we think of the word "wave" we usually picture someone moving their hand back and forth to say hello or maybe we think of a curling wall of water moving in from the ocean to crash on the beach.
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The purpose of this section is to describe the kinematics of waves, i.e., to provide tools for describing the form and motion of all waves irrespective of their underlying physical mechanisms. In this chapter we learn first about the basic properties of waves and introduce the most common type of wave, called the sinusoidal (sine) wave.
Waves. Waves are disturbances travelling in a medium. Wave is a periodic oscillation travels through medium at Speed v and carries an energy E = Waves are divided in two types of waves. Waves that have the direction of oscillation the same as the direction of travel are called Transverse Waves.
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