Nonlinear Waves in Dispersive and Dissipative Systems

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Taylor & Francis, Feb 11, 1997 - Mathematics - 248 pages
This book investigates problems where nonlinear wave phenomena play a crucial role, including nonlinear acoustics, fluid dynamics, plasma physics, and magnetohydrodynamics; Examines complicated mechanical systems affected by different external forces; Discusses surface and internal waves in two-fluid configuration as well as fast and slow magnetohydrodynamic waves; Contains basic terminology - both physical and mathematical; Reviews the latest developments in complex wave systems; Presents a line of new models and evolution equations; Outlines an original approach to the modeling of multi-mode systems with coupled modes.

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Sergei Korsunsky is Professor with the Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics in Kiev.

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