**The Propagation Of Disturbances In Dispersive Media**

by T.H. Havelock

**Publisher**: Cambridge University Press 1914**Number of pages**: 107

**Description**:

From the table of contents: Simple groups and group velocity; The velocity of light; The Kelvin method for wave groups; Illustrations of group analysis; Action of a prism upon white light; The flow of energy; Propagation of wavefronts with discontinuities.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(multiple formats)

## Similar books

**Lecture Notes on Quantum Brownian Motion**

by

**Laszlo Erdos**-

**arXiv**

Einstein's kinetic theory of the Brownian motion, based upon water molecules bombarding a heavy pollen, provided an explanation of diffusion from the Newtonian mechanics. It is a challenge to verify the diffusion from the Schroedinger equation.

(

**4921**views)

**An Introduction to Hyperbolic Analysis**

by

**Andrei Khrennikov, Gavriel Segre**-

**arXiv**

Contents: The hyperbolic algebra as a bidimensional Clifford algebra; Limits and series in the hyperbolic plane; The hyperbolic Euler formula; Analytic functions in the hyperbolic plane; Multivalued functions on the hyperbolic plane; etc.

(

**7690**views)

**A Window into Zeta and Modular Physics**

by

**Klaus Kirsten, Floyd L. Williams**-

**Cambridge University Press**

This book provides an introduction, with applications, to three interconnected mathematical topics: zeta functions in their rich variety; modular forms; vertex operator algebras. Applications of the material to physics are presented.

(

**5862**views)

**Lectures on Diffusion Problems and Partial Differential Equations**

by

**S.R.S. Varadhan**-

**Tata Institute of Fundamental Research**

Starting from Brownian Motion, the lectures quickly got into the areas of Stochastic Differential Equations and Diffusion Theory. The section on Martingales is based on additional lectures given by K. Ramamurthy of the Indian Institute of Science.

(

**5166**views)