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"Vibrations and Waves" by A.P. French

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"Vibrations and Waves" by A.P. French

"Vibrations and Waves" by A.P. French
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. M.I.T. Introductory Physics Series
MIT, W. W. Norton & Company | 1971 | ISBN: 0393099245 0393099369 9780393099362 | 327 pages | PDF | 28 MB

The text material in the present volume is intended as an introduction to the study of vibrations and waves in general, but the discussion is almost entirely confined to mechanical systems.


Contents
Preface
1 Periodic Motions
2 The Superposition of Periodic Motions
3 The Free Vibrations of Physical Systems
4 Forced Vibrations and Resonance
5 Coupled Oscillators and Normal Modes
6 Normal Modes of Continuous Systems. Fourier Analysis
7 Progressive Waves
8 Boundary Effects and Interference
A Short Bibliography
Answers to Problems
Index
with TOC BookMarkLinks