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Nonlinear Hyperbolic Waves in Multi-Dimensions.

Prasad, P (2001) Nonlinear Hyperbolic Waves in Multi-Dimensions. [Book Chapter]

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In this book, the authors have discussed the propagation of a curved nonlinear wavefront for the ordinary fluid dynamics(ie without considering magneto-fluids) according to two fundamental physical processes:i) at different points of the wavefront,it travels with different speeds depending on the local amplitude leading to a longitudinal stretching of rays; and ii) a lateral deviation of rays is produced due to non-uniform distribution of the amplitude of the wave front.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publication: Monographs and Surveys in Pure and Applied Mathematics
Publisher: ASME
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to ASME.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:47
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/15118

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