By J. Engelbrecht (auth.), Professor Jüri Engelbrecht (eds.)
TIlis quantity includes the contributions to the Euromech Colloquium No. 241 on Nonlinear Waves in energetic Media on the Institute of Cybernetics of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia, USSR, September 27-30, 1988. The Co-chairmen of the Euromech Colloquium felt that it might be a great provider to the group to submit those complaints. First, the subject itself facing numerous wave approaches with power inflow is intensely attention-grabbing and attracted a miles better variety of contributors than traditional - a transparent signal of its value to the medical neighborhood. moment, Euromech No. 241 used to be truly the 1st Euromech Colloquium held within the Soviet Union and will therefore be seen as a milestone within the extending medical contacts among East and West. on the colloquium 50 researchers operating in very varied branches of sci ence met to lecture on their effects and to debate difficulties of universal curiosity. An introductory paper by way of I. Engelbrecht provides the typical motivation and historical past of the themes lined. Altogether 36 audio system provided their lectures, of which 30 are accrued the following. the remainder six papers to be able to look somewhere else are indexed on web page X. additionally, 3 contributions via authors who couldn't attend the colloquium are integrated. the 2 lectures given by way of A.S. Mikhailov, V.S. Davydov and V.S. Zykov are the following released as one lengthy paper.