Simulations of Oscillatory Systems: with Award-Winning Software, Physics of Oscillations, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Simulations of Oscillatory Systems

with Award-Winning Software, Physics of Oscillations, 1st Edition

By Eugene I. Butikov

CRC Press

363 pages

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Deepen Your Students' Understanding of Oscillations through Interactive ExperimentsSimulations of Oscillatory Systems: with Award-Winning Software, Physics of Oscillations provides a hands-on way of visualizing and understanding the fundamental concepts of the physics of oscillations. Both the textbook and software are designed as exploration-orien

Table of Contents

Introduction. Oscillations in Simple Systems: Free Oscillations of a Linear Oscillator. Torsion Spring Oscillator with Dry Friction. Forced Oscillations in a Linear System. Square-Wave Excitation of a Linear Oscillator. Parametric Excitation of Oscillations. Sinusoidal Modulation of the Parameter. Nonlinear Oscillations: Free Oscillations of the Rigid Pendulum. Rigid Planar Pendulum under Sinusoidal Forcing. Pendulum with a Square-Wave Modulated Length. Rigid Pendulum with Oscillating Pivot. Torsion Pendulum with Dry and Viscous Damping. Bibliography. Index.

About the Author

Eugene I. Butikov is a professor of physics at St. Petersburg State University. His work focuses on solid-state physics and the theory of nonlinear oscillations as well as developing interactive educational software for university-level physics students.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics