Ray Methods for Nonlinear Waves in Fluids and Plasmas: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Ray Methods for Nonlinear Waves in Fluids and Plasmas

1st Edition

By Marcelo Anile, P Pantano, G Russo, J Hunter

Chapman and Hall/CRC

264 pages

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Hardback: 9780582023437
pub: 1993-05-04
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Presents in a systematic and unified manner the ray method, in its various forms, for studying nonlinear wave propagation in situations of physical interest, essentially fluid dynamics and plasma physics.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Physical Framework 2. Introductory Concepts for Wave Motions 3. Ray Methods for Linear Waves 4. Ray Methods for Nonlinear Hyperbolic Waves 5. Ray Method for the Propagation of Discontinuities 6. Generalized Wavefront Expansion for Weak Shocks 7. Small Time Analysis and Shock Stability 8. Ray Methods for Nonlinear Dispersive Waves 9. Ray Methods for Nonlinear Dissipative Waves 10. Interaction of Dispersive Waves 11. Interaction of Hyperbolic Waves

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Monographs and Surveys in Pure and Applied Mathematics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
MAT007000
MATHEMATICS / Differential Equations
SCI040000
SCIENCE / Mathematical Physics
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical