## Waves and OscillationsThis Book Explains The Various Dimensions Of Waves And Oscillations In A Simple And Systematic Manner. It Is An Unique Attempt At Presenting A Self-Contained Account Of The Subject With Step-By-Step Solutions Of A Large Number Of Problems Of Different Types. The Book Will Be Of Great Help Not Only To Undergraduate Students, But Also To Those Preparing For Various Competitive Examinations. |

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### Contents

Simple Harmonic Motion | 1 |

Superposition Principle and Coupled Oscillations | 67 |

The Damped Harmonic Oscillator | 101 |

Forced Vibrations and Resonance | 120 |

Waves | 144 |

Superposition of Waves | 174 |

Fourier Analysis | 195 |

Vibrations of Strings and Membranes | 228 |

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absorption amplitude angle angular frequency angular separation apparent frequency beam boundary conditions bright fringe Calculate central maximum centre coefficient dark fringes diameter differential equation diffraction pattern direction displacement distance double-slit electromagnetic wave energy density equation of motion equilibrium position film forced vibration Fourier series function fundamental frequency group velocity harmonic oscillator Hence incident initial intensity interference lens light of wavelength linear maxima medium membrane minima minimum monochromatic light moving Newton's rings normal mode observer obtain particle path difference phase piston Poynting vector propagation quency radius rays reflected refractive index resonance reverberation screen Show simple harmonic motion simple pendulum sin0 slit sound in air sound wave speed spring constant superposition surface tension total energy transverse waves tuning fork vector Velocity of sound vertical wave equation wavelength width wire zero