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Author Babich, V. M., author

Title Elastic waves : high frequency theory / Vassily M. Babich, Aleksei P. Kiselev ; translated from Russian by Irina A. So
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 285 pages)
Series Monographs and research notes in mathematics
Monographs and research notes in mathematics
Contents Basic notions of elastodynamics -- Plane waves -- Point sources and spherical waves in homogeneous isotropic media -- The ray method for volume waves in isotropic media -- The ray method for volume waves in anisotropic media -- Point sources in inhomogeneous isotropic media; the wave S from a center of expansion; the wave P from a center of rotation -- The "nongeometrical" wave S* -- The ray method for Rayleigh waves
Summary "This book is concerned with mathematical aspects of theory of high-frequency elastic waves, which is also known as the ray method. The foundations of elastodynamics are presented along with the basic theory of plane and spherical waves. The ray method is then described in considerable detail for bulk waves in isotropic and anisotropic media, and also for the Rayleigh waves on the surface of inhomogeneous anisotropic elastic solids. The aim of the book is to present a clear systematic description of the ray method, and at the same time to emphasize its mathematical beauty. Luckily, this beauty is usually not accompanied by complexity and mathematical ornateness."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Elastic waves -- Mathematical models
Mathematical physics
Mathematical physics.
SCIENCE -- Mechanics -- General.
SCIENCE -- Mechanics -- Solids.
Form Electronic book
Author Kiselev, Aleksei P., 1948- author
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