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AU OpenCourseWare http://ocw.athabascau.edu Connors, Martin, Reading Notes on Vibrations and Waves. Athabasca, AB: Athabasca University, 2010. Please use the following citation format: Connors, Martin, Reading Notes on Vibrations and Waves. (Athabasca University: AU OpenCourseWare). http://owc.athabascau.ca (accessed [Date]). License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike. Note: Please use the actual date you accessed this material in your citation. For more information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.athabascau.ca/terms
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PHYS 302 : Unit 15 Reading Notes – Athabasca University 1 PHYS 302: Vibrations and Waves – Unit 15 Reading Notes French, A. P.
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Unformatted text preview: Vibrations and Waves . New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1971. Chapter 7: Progressive Waves (pp. 244–246). Chapter 7: Progressive Waves Waves in Two and Three Dimensions (p. 244) You first read this section in Unit 8. Please refer to the Unit 8 notes. The discussion refers to multidimensional normal modes first. You should review Chapter 6 as necessary as a reminder. Solutions of the wave equation are immediate if the coordinate system used is rectangular. Indeed, if boundaries are treated properly, a rectangular grid can always be used for numerical solutions. However, for analysis it is often useful to transform the wave equation to other coordinate systems....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course PHYS 320 taught by Professor Martinconner during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..

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