Waves

  • Michael J. Moravcsik
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Abstract

In dealing with waves, you can again rely on your personal experience to visualize and work with the concepts we will discuss. All of us know about waves, perhaps most directly through waves in water. But we also hear about seismic waves propagating in the inside of the earth during an earthquake, or shock waves traveling in the air during a sonic boom. We also talk about waves of excitement traveling through a crowd, or waves of rumor spreading among the population, or a wave of epidemic hitting a community.

Keywords

Helium Radar Peri Refraction Crest 

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© Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Moravcsik
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OregonUSA

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