Lectures on Wave Propagation
by G.B. Whitham
Publisher: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research 1979
Number of pages: 148
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.
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