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All About Wave Equations

  • Bahman Zohuri
Chapter

Abstract

The fundamental definition of the terminology that is knowns to us as a wave consists of a series of examples of various different situations, whichthat we are referring to as waves. However, the oOne feature that is a common denominator characteristic for of wave types of waves is that they they propagate in one or more other directions, and they create some kind of “disturbance” in their propagation path. of their propagations, Ffor example, in the case of water waves, we can observe the elevation of the water’s surface, and in case of sound waves, we experience, pressure variations in its path of traveling, with a velocity characteristic of the medium that the wave goes through. However, for us tTo be able to explain describe a wave, however, we need a more definitive way of to describeing thea wave with usinge of mathematics, and primarily the concept of partial differential equationss type scenarios, which goes beyond the level of most any basic text book.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bahman Zohuri
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of New Mexico, Galaxy Advanced Engineering, Inc.AlbuquerqueUSA

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