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By Peter Hertel

This small book at the houses of consistently disbursed topic covers a major box. It units out the governing ideas of continuum physics and illustrates them by means of rigorously selected examples. those examples contain structural mechanics and elasticity, fluid media, electrical energy and optics, thermoelectricity, fluctuation phenomena and extra, from Archimedes' precept through Brownian movement to white dwarfs. Metamaterials, development formation through reaction-diffusion and floor plasmon polaritons are handled in addition to classical issues reminiscent of Stokes' formulation, beam bending and buckling, crystal optics and electro- and magnetooptic results, dielectric waveguides, Ohm's legislations, floor acoustic waves, to say simply some.


The set of stability equations for content material, circulation and creation of debris, mass, cost, momentum, power and entropy is augmented by way of fabric, or constitutive equations. They describe whole periods of fabrics, such as viscid fluids and gases, elastic media, dielectrics or electric conductors. We speak about the reaction of topic to quickly oscillating exterior parameters, specifically the electrical box energy of sunshine, within the framework of statistical thermodynamics.< An appendix on fields and a thesaurus around off this bird's-eye view on continuum physics.


Students of physics, engineering and comparable fields will enjoy the transparent presentation of worked examples and the range of resolution equipment, together with numerical suggestions. teachers or complicated scholars might cash in on the unified view on a considerable a part of physics. it could actually support them to embed their learn box conceptually inside a much broader context.

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