Vibrations and Waves
by Benjamin Crowell
Publisher: lightandmatter.com 2008
Number of pages: 107
This is a text on vibrations and waves for an introductory college physics class. The treatment is algebra-based, with applications of calculus discussed in optional sections. For more information about this book, see its web page. This book is part of the Light and Matter series of introductory physics textbooks.
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