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Classical electricity and magnetism, by Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky and Melba Phillips

Classical electricity and magnetism, by Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky and Melba Phillips
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Classical electricity and magnetism
Nature of contents
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Responsibility statement
by Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky and Melba Phillips
Series statement
Addison-Wesley series in physics
Table Of Contents
The electrostatic field in vacuum -- Boundary conditions and relation of microscopic to macroscopic fields -- General methods for the solution of potential problems -- Two-dimensional potential problems -- Three-dimensional potential problems -- Energy relations and forces in the electrostatic field -- Steady currents and their interaction -- Magnetic materials and boundary value problems -- Maxwell's equations -- Energy, force, and momentum relations in the electromagnetic field -- The wave equation and plane waves -- Conducting fluids in a magnetic field (magnetohydrodynamics) -- Waves in the presence of metallic boundaries -- The inhomogeneous wave equation -- The experimental basis for the theory of special relativity -- Relativistic kinematics and the Lorentz transformation -- Covariance and relativistic mechanics -- Covariant formulation of electrodynamics -- The Liénard-Wiechert potentials and the field of a uniformly moving electron -- Radiation from an accelerated charge -- Radiation reaction and covariant formulation of the conservation laws of electrodynamics -- Radiation, scattering, and dispersion -- The motion of charged particles in electromagnetic fields -- Hamiltonian formulation of Maxwell's equations -- Appendix I. Units and dimensions in electromagnetic theory -- Appendix II. Useful vector relations -- Appendix III. Vector relations in curvilinear coordinates
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