by Janusz Krodkiewski
Number of pages: 247
This text is an introduction to the theory of vibrations of mechanical systems. It is divided into two parts. Part one, Modelling and Analysis, is devoted to this solution of these engineering problems that can be approximated by means of the linear models. The second part, Experimental Investigation, describes the laboratory work recommended for this course.
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by G.B. Whitham - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
The first three chapters provide basic background on the theory of characteristics and shock waves. The main content is an entirely new presentation. It is on water waves, with special emphasis on old and new results for waves on a sloping beach.
by J. J. Stoker - Interscience Publishers
Offers an integrated account of the mathematical hypothesis of wave motion in liquids with a free surface, subjected to gravitational and other forces. Uses both potential and linear wave equation theories, together with applications.
The wave is a physical phenomenon that is found in a variety of contexts. The purpose of this text is to describe the kinematics of waves, i.e., to provide tools for describing the form and motion of all waves irrespective of their mechanisms.
by John V. Wehausen, Edmund V. Laitone - Springer
Since its first publication this article has been an inspirational resource for students and researchers in the various fields of science and engineering. This may be attributed to its encyclopedic scope and to the scholarly efforts of the authors.