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On the Wentzel-Brillouin-Kramers approximate solution of the wave equation

Lloyd A. Young

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Published
**1930**
in [Minneapolis
.

Written in English

- Wave mechanics.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Lloyd A. Young ... |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC174.2 .Y6 1930 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | [1], 1154-1167 p. |

Number of Pages | 1167 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6754669M |

LC Control Number | 31005488 |

The paper is concerned with the practical determination of the characteristic values and functions of the wave equation of Schrodinger for a non-Coulomb central field, for which the potential is given as a function of the distance r from the nucleus.. The method used is to integrate a modification of the equation outwards from initial conditions corresponding to a solution finite at r = 0, and Cited by: the course, we will study particular solutions to the spherical wave equation, when we solve the nonhomogeneous version of the wave equation. Let’s rewrite the wave equation here as a reminder, r2 2+ k = 0: (1) For the time being, we consider the wave equation in terms of a scalar quantity, rather than a vector eld E or H as we did Size: KB.

equation (from the point of view of the stationary phase approximation), see the book review by Marsden and Weinstein of the book Geometric asymptotics by Guillemin and Sternberg. It appeared in the Bulletin of the AMS in May The main goal of these lectures is to provide a motivation for the construction of approxi-mate solutions. It is important to note that a numerical solution is approximate. As we cannot obtain an exact solution to our problem, we construct an approximating problem that is amenable to automatic computation. The construction and analysis of com-putational methods is a mathematical science in its own right. It File Size: 6MB.

Approximate the solution to the wave equation. au au ət2 - 4an2 = 0 in the domain 0, and t>0. The boundary condition is: u(0,t) = u(1, t) = 0 The initial conditions are: u(x,0) = sin() and (3,0) = 4n sin() a) The solution takes for form of u = sin() (Asin(47t) + Bcos()). shock-wave cubic equation that allows computation of the oblique shock wave angle without tables. Hartley et al. () have carried out real-time application of the exact and approximate solutions to the oblique shock wave equations. The cubic polynomial equation of the oblique shock wave equation File Size: KB.

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