Handbook of mathematical techniques for wavestructure by C.M. Linton, P. McIver

By C.M. Linton, P. McIver

Even if a variety of mathematical thoughts can practice to fixing difficulties regarding the interplay of waves with constructions, few texts speak about these ideas inside of that context-most frequently they're awarded irrespective of any purposes. instruction manual of Mathematical innovations for Wave/Structure Interactions brings jointly probably the most vital ideas valuable to utilized mathematicians and engineers.Each bankruptcy is devoted to a specific strategy, corresponding to eigenfunction expansions, multipoles, critical equations, and Wiener-Hopf equipment. different chapters speak about approximation suggestions and variational tools. The authors describe the entire concepts by way of wave/structure interactions, with such a lot illustrated by means of program to analyze difficulties. they supply specified reasons of the real steps in the mathematical improvement, and, the place attainable, actual interpretations of mathematical effects. guide of Mathematical innovations for Wave/Structure Interactions successfully bridges the distance among the heavy computational tools most popular by way of a few engineers and the extra mathematical technique preferred by means of others. those options supply a robust technique of facing wave/structure interactions, are with no trouble utilized to correct difficulties, and light up these difficulties in a manner that neither a merely computational strategy nor a immediately theoretical remedy can.

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59) for some constants A and B. In many applications, for example those involving a fluid domain exterior to a finite structure, the requirement that the potential be continuous implies that β must be an integer, m, say. The equation governing R(r) is then r d dr r dR dr − (m2 + kn2 r2 )R = 0, m = 0, 1, 2, . . 3). Thus R(r) = CIm (kn r) + DKm (kn r), m, n = 0, 1, 2, . . 61) for some constants C and D, where Im and Km denote the modified Bessel functions of the first and second kind, respectively, and of order m.

68) for some function f . 65) is suited to representations of a potential for scattering or radiation problems where a radiation condition is imposed. 66) is suited to representations of a potential in regions of finite horizontal extent. 62) either become unbounded or decay as the radial coordinate increases. 8) it follows that the terms Im (kn r), n > 0, all increase exponentially as kn r → ∞ and so will not be present in the expansion of a potential in a region which extends to infinity. 9) shows that the terms Km (kn r), n > 0, all decrease exponentially as kn r → ∞.

53) and if we can solve for R+ and R− , the reflection and transmission coefficients for the full problem can be recovered from the equations R= 1 R+ + R− , 2 T = 1 R+ − R− . 54) The reduction of a problem posed over the whole range x ∈ (−∞, ∞) to two problems each posed on x < 0 often leads to a considerable saving of effort. 16) through x = r cos θ and y = r sin θ. 3) for W(r, θ) ≡ W (x, y) is 1 ∂ r ∂r © 2001 By CRC Press LLC r ∂W ∂r + 1 ∂2W = kn2 W. 58) say. 59) for some constants A and B. In many applications, for example those involving a fluid domain exterior to a finite structure, the requirement that the potential be continuous implies that β must be an integer, m, say.

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