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Physics 848 Spring 2011 Reference Page

Nonlinear Waves

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Typically OfferedSpring
StudentsGraduate, advanced

General considerations of nonlinear wave phenomena; nonlinear hyperbolic waves; nonlinear dispersion; nonlinear geometrical optics; Whitham's variational theory; nonlinear and parametric instabilities; solitary waves; inverse scattering method. Knowledge of electromagnetics [such as E C E 320 or PHYSICS 321] or mechanics [such as M E 340] encouraged.

Prerequisites: Graduate/professional standing


001Juda ShohetTR 01:00 pm - 02:15 pm2540 Engr Hall