Physics of Continuous Media: A Collection of Problems With Solutions for Physics Students, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Physics of Continuous Media

A Collection of Problems With Solutions for Physics Students, 1st Edition

By G.E. Vekstein

CRC Press

204 pages

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Hardback: 9780750301404
pub: 1991-10-01
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This textbook is based on lectures and tutorials given for several years at the Physics Department of Novosibirsk State University. It is constructed as a set of problems followed by detailed solutions and may act as a complementary text for standard courses on the physics of continuous media.

Table of Contents

Part I: Electrodynamics of Continuous Media 2. Vectors, tensors, Fourier transformation 3. The tensor of dielectric permeability Electro-magnetic waves in media 4. Natural optical activity. the Faraday and Kerr effects 5. Frequency dispersion and analytical properties of the permittivity e(co) the propagation of electromagnetic waves in dispersive media 6. Cherenkov radiation. Transition radiation 7. Non-linear interaction of waves Part II: Fluid Mechanics 9. Dynamics of ideal 10. The motion of viscous 11. Convection and turbulence 12. Acoustic waves 13. Shockwaves 14. Non-linear waves in dispersive media Solitons 15. The theory of elasticity 16. Mechanics of liquid crystals

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