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Mechanical and Electromagnetic Vibrations and Waves by Tamer Bécherrawy

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Index

A, B

absorption

and attenuation of waves, 141-143

coefficient, 141

spectroscopy, 104

acoustic pressure, 168-170

adiabatic constant, 170

air wedge-shaped film, 284

amplitude splitting, 279

amplitude, 2

complex, 6

angular frequency, 2

cut-off, 160, 161, 321, 324, 325, 327, 330, 332, 334, 335

normal (or proper), 3, 27, 29, 32, 83, 307, 310, 312, 315

angular momentum density, 139, 210-212, 218

anharmonic oscillators, 25-26, (P1.22) 45

anti-resonance, (P3.9) 110

aperture splitting, 279

approximation methods, (P1.22 and P1.23) 45, (P1.24) 46

Argand diagram, 5, 379

attenuated waves, 140-143, 150, (P4.18) 156, (P5.21) 199, 215, 228

attenuation

coefficient, 141, 142-143, 215, 228, 256, 258, 324, 330, 334

in decibels, 142

bandwidth, 67

beats, 60, 72, 97

boundary conditions, 128, 187, 203, 206, 238, 241, 244, 246, 249, 308, 322, 326

Bragg law, 296

Brewster polarization, 224, 251, 253

Brillouin zone, 160

C

capillary waves, 190

chain of masses, 159-161, 166-167

channeled spectrum, 281, 297

chaos, 99

characteristic equation, 15, 27, 31, 36, 37

coherence

length, 280

spatial, 280-281

temporal, 279-280, 284

time, 279

complete

set of functions, 316

representation, 5-7

compressibility, 165

compression modulus, 164

Compton effect, 218

conduction electrons, 202, 209, (P6.8) 232, (P6.10) 233, (P6.13) 234

conductivity, 202

conductor, good, 217

conservation

of energy, 37, 89, 103, 136, 137, 239-240, 246, 252

of mass equation, 186

conserved quantities, 138-139

continuous spectrum, 65, 131

contrast, ...

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