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Title Physics of continuous media : problems and solutions in electromagnetism, fluid mechanics and MHD / Grigory Vekstein.
Imprint Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2013]


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Note Translated from Russian.
Includes index.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Fluid dynamics.
Continuum mechanics.
Contents A Bit of Math: Vectors, Tensors, Fourier Transform, etc. Electrodynamics; The tensor of dielectric permeability. Electromagnetic waves in a medium; Natural optical activity. The Faraday and Kerr effects; The frequency dispersion of the electric permittivity. The propagation of electromagnetic waves; Cherenkov radiation. Transition radiation; Non-linear interaction of waves Fluid Dynamics; Dynamics of an ideal fluid ; Viscous fluids ; Convection and turbulence ; Sound waves ; Shock waves. Solitons Magnetohydrodynamics; Ideal MHD. Magnetostatic equilibria. Excess magnetic energy; MHD waves. Alfven resonance; Magnetic reconnection Theory of Elasticity; Mechanics of solid bodies ; Mechanics of liquid crystals Index.
Summary Based on the author's many years of lectures and tutorials at Novosibirsk State University and the University of Manchester, Physics of Continuous Media: Problems and Solutions in Electromagnetism, Fluid Mechanics and MHD, Second Edition takes a problems-based approach to teaching continuous media. The book's problems and detailed solutions make it an ideal companion text for advanced physics and engineering courses.
Other Title 9781466517639.