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Author Fikioris, George J., 1962-, author.
Title Selected asymptotic methods with applications to electromagnetics and antennas / George Fikioris, Ioannis Tastsoglou, Odysseas N. Bakas.
Publication Info. [San Rafael, California] : Morgan & Claypool, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Synthesis lectures on computational electromagnetics ; # 31.
Note Part of: Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on October 17, 2013).
Series from website.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: simple asymptotic approximations -- 1.1 Far field of linear antenna -- 1.2 Period of simple pendulum: small oscillations -- 1.3 A differential equation -- 1.3.1 "Series solution" -- 1.3.2 The solution as an integral: integration by parts -- 1.4 Asymptotic approximations for high-SWR transmission lines -- 1.4.1 Exact formulas -- 1.4.2 Further exact formulas: large- and small- g regions -- 1.4.3 Asymptotic formulas for the large-g region -- 1.4.4 Asymptotic formulas for the small-g region -- 1.5 Supplementary remarks and further reading -- 1.6 Problems -- References --
2. Asymptotic approximations defined -- 2.1 Definitions -- 2.2 Remarks and examples -- 2.3 Compound asymptotic approximations -- 2.3.1 Elementary example -- 2.3.2 Bessel function of order zero -- 2.4 Asymptotic expansions -- 2.5 Historical and supplementary remarks -- 2.6 Problems -- References --
3. Concepts from complex variables -- 3.1 Gamma function and related functions -- 3.2 Power series -- 3.3 Analytic continuation -- 3.3.1 Removable singularities -- 3.3.2 Geometric series -- 3.3.3 Analytic continuation defined: uniqueness -- 3.3.4 Further examples -- 3.3.5 Integrals that are analytic functions of a parameter -- 3.4 Multivalued functions and branch points -- 3.4.1 Square root -- 3.4.2 Further examples -- 3.4.3 The point at infinity -- 3.5 Branches and principal values of multivalued functions -- 3.5.1 Square root -- 3.5.2 Logarithm and powers other than the square root -- 3.5.3 The function [square root of] z2-1 -- 3.5.4 Values on branch cuts -- 3.6 Applications to antennas and electromagnetics: nonsolvability -- 3.6.1 Hallén's and Pocklington's equations with the approximate kernel -- 3.6.2 Integral equation related to the method of auxiliary sources (MAS) -- 3.7 Supplementary remarks and further reading -- 3.8 Problems -- References --
4. Laplace's method and Watson's lemma -- 4.1 Laplace's method -- 4.1.1 Simple example -- 4.1.2 Related examples -- 4.1.3 Stirling's formula: leading term -- 4.1.4 An application to the thin-wire circular-loop antenna -- 4.2 Watson's lemma -- 4.2.1 Statement of lemma and motivation -- 4.2.2 Remarks and extensions -- 4.2.3 Examples -- 4.2.4 Stirling's formula revisited and Lagrange inversion theorem -- 4.2.5 An application to the method of auxiliary sources -- 4.3 Additional remarks -- 4.4 Problems -- References --
5. Integration by parts and asymptotics of some Fourier transforms -- 5.1 Integration by parts and Laplace transforms -- 5.1.1 Complementary error function -- 5.1.2 Remarks -- 5.2 Integration by parts and Fourier transforms -- 5.2.1 Simple example: Riemann-Lebesgue lemma -- 5.2.2 Remarks on the lemma -- 5.2.3 Simple example continued -- 5.2.4 Example with zero boundary terms -- 5.3 More on Fourier transforms -- 5.4 Applications to wire antennas -- 5.4.1 On the kernels of Hallén's and Pocklington's equations -- 5.4.2 Behavior of current near delta-function generator -- 5.5 Problems -- References --
6. Poisson summation formula and applications -- 6.1 Doubly infinite sums -- 6.1.1 Formula and its derivation -- 6.1.2 Remarks -- 6.1.3 A first example -- 6.1.4 Application: infinite linear array of traveling-wave currents -- 6.1.5 Application: coupled pseudopotential arrays -- 6.2 Finite sums -- 6.2.1 Formula and proof -- 6.2.2 Remarks -- 6.2.3 Elementary example -- 6.2.4 Continuous functions with equal endpoint values -- 6.2.5 Application: cylindrical array of traveling-wave currents -- 6.3 Problems -- References --
7. Mellin-transform method for asymptotic evaluation of integrals -- 7.1 Summary of Mellin-transform method -- 7.2 Lemmas for residue calculations -- 7.3 Simple example -- 7.4 On the convergence of Mellin-Barnes integrals -- 7.5 Application to highly directive current distributions -- 7.6 Further reading -- 7.7 Problems -- References --
8. More applications to wire antennas -- 8.1 Problem pertaining to magnetic frill generator -- 8.1.1 Statement of problem -- 8.1.2 Preliminaries -- 8.1.3 Derivation of Eq. 8.6 -- 8.2 Oscillations with the approximate kernel: case of delta-function generator -- 8.2.1 Integral equation: nonsolvability -- 8.2.2 Numerical method: solution for nonzero discretization length -- 8.2.3 Asymptotic approximation for small discretization length -- 8.3 On the near field due to oscillating current -- 8.3.1 Statement of problem -- 8.3.2 Derivation of Eq. 8.46 -- 8.4 Supplementary remarks -- 8.5 Problems -- References --
A. Special functions -- Preliminaries -- Exponential, sine, and cosine integrals -- Definitions and small-argument expansions -- Large-argument expansions -- Complete elliptic integral of the first kind -- Bessel and Hankel functions -- Definitions and small-argument asymptotic approximations -- Large-argument asymptotic expansions -- Large-order asymptotic approximations -- Addition theorem for Hankel function of order zero -- Modified Bessel functions -- Generalized hypergeometric functions -- Problems -- References -- B. On the convergence/divergence of definite integrals -- Some remarks on our rules -- Rules for determining convergence/divergence -- Examples -- References -- Authors' biographies -- Index.
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Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 18, 2013).
Subject Asymptotic expansions.
Electromagnetism -- Mathematics.
Antennas (Electronics) -- Mathematics.
asymptotics
antenna theory
wire antennas
electromagnetic theory
complex variables
special functions
Added Author Tastsoglou, Ioannis., author.
Bakas, Odysseas N., author.
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