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Springer Series on Wave Phenomena

Scalar Wave Theory

Green’s Functions and Applications

Authors: Desanto, John

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This book comprises some of the lecture notes I developed for various one-or two-semester courses I taught at the Colorado School of Mines. The main objective of all the courses was to introduce students to the mathematical aspects of wave theory with a focus on the solution of some specific fundamental problems. These fundamental solutions would then serve as a basis for more complex wave propagation and scattering problems. Although the courses were taught in the mathematics department, the audience was mainly not mathematicians. It consisted of gradu­ ate science and engineering majors with a varied background in both mathematics and wave theory in general. I believed it was necessary to start from fundamental principles of both advanced applied math­ ematics as well as wave theory and to develop them both in some detail. The notes reflect this type of development, and I have kept this detail in the text. I believe it essential in technical careers to see this detailed development at least once. This volume consists of five chapters. The first two on Scalar Wave Theory (Chapter 1) and Green's Functions (Chapter 2) are mainly mathematical although in Chapter 1 the wave equation is derived from fundamental physical principles. More complicated problems involving spatially and even temporally varying media are briefly introduced.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Scalar Wave Theory
Book Subtitle
Green’s Functions and Applications
Authors
Series Title
Springer Series on Wave Phenomena
Series Volume
12
Copyright
1992
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-84738-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-84738-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-84740-0
Series ISSN
0931-7252
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 193
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