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A Student's Guide to Waves

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  • Date Published: June 2015
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107643260

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  • Waves are an important topic in the fields of mechanics, electromagnetism, and quantum theory, but many students struggle with the mathematical aspects. Written to complement course textbooks, this book focuses on the topics that students find most difficult. Retaining the highly popular approach used in Fleisch's other Student's Guides, the book uses plain language to explain fundamental ideas in a simple and clear way. Exercises and fully-worked examples help readers test their understanding of the concepts, making this an ideal book for undergraduates in physics and engineering trying to get to grips with this challenging subject. The book is supported by a suite of online resources available at www.cambridge.org/9781107643260. These include interactive solutions for every exercise and problem in the text and a series of video podcasts in which the authors explain the important concepts of every section of the book.

    • Uses Daniel Fleisch's well-known plain-language approach to tackle topics students find the most troublesome
    • Clear mathematical explanations and fully-worked examples help students get to grips with the subject
    • Online resources include author-produced podcasts explaining important concepts and mathematical techniques; and interactive solutions to all problems so students can actively test their understanding
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    "I recommend this supplementary textbook as clear tutorial for the understanding of the basic concepts of waves and the wave equation with its applications to mechanics, electromagnetic waves and the Schrӧdinger equation. … It is written for undergraduates in physics and engineering, but it also has exceptional value to a wider readership. … Physical insights that are helpful for a deep understanding of waves are uniquely presented. The text is supplemented with clear and useful graphs. The book’s website contains additional resources: worked solutions to all problems, animated graphics, a few errata, and author podcasts to augment all the chapters."
    Barry R. Masters, Optics and Photonics News

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107643260
    • length: 227 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.37kg
    • contains: 109 b/w illus. 60 exercises
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. Wave fundamentals
    2. The wave equation
    3. Wave components
    4. The mechanical wave equation
    5. The electromagnetic wave equation
    6. The quantum wave equation
    References
    Index.

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    A Student's Guide to Waves

    Daniel Fleisch, Laura Kinnaman

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    Daniel Fleisch, Wittenberg University, Ohio
    Daniel Fleisch is a Professor in the Department of Physics at Wittenberg University, where he specializes in electromagnetics and space physics. He is the author of several Student's Guide books, including most recently A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy (Cambridge, 2013).

    Laura Kinnaman, Morningside College, Iowa
    Laura Kinnaman is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Morningside College, where she carries out computational research in chemical physics and organizes the Physics Club.

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