Oscillations and Fourier Analysis

  • F. G. Major

A universal property of material objects is their ability to vibrate, whether the vibration results in an audible sound, as in the ringing of a bell, or is subtle and inaudible, as the motion in a quartz crystal. It can be a microscopic oscillation on an atomic scale, or as large as an earthquake. Oscillations in any part of an extended object or medium with undefined boundaries almost always propagate as waves.


Normal Mode Excitation Function Round Trip Simple Harmonic Motion Airy Disk 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. G. Major
    • 1
  1. 1.USA

Personalised recommendations