Accession Number:

ADA009797

Title:

A General Derivation of the Conservation Equation for Wave Action.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The conservation equation for wave action density and the wave Liouville equation are derived for general dispersive, dissipative media. The derivation of the conservation equation follows from a straightforward extension of the WKB method to time varying media.

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE