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Introduction to electrodynamics

Author: David J Griffiths
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, ©2017 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"What is electrodynamics, and how does it fit into the general scheme of physics?Four realms of Mechanics In the diagram below, I have sketched out the four great realms of mechanics: Classical Mechanics Quantum Mechanics (Newton) (Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrödinger, et al.) Special Relativity Quantum Field Theory (Einstein) (Dirac, Pauli, Feynman, Schwinger, et al.) Newtonian mechanics is adequate for most purposes in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Griffiths
ISBN: 9781108420419 1108420419
OCLC Number: 1021068059
Description: xviii, 599 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Vector analysis --
2. Electrostatics --
3. Potentials --
4. Electric fields in matter --
5. Magnetostatics --
6. Magnetic fields in matter --
7. Electrodynamics --
8. Conservation laws --
9. Electromagnetic waves --
10. Potentials and fields --
11. Radiation --
12. Electrodynamics and relativity --
A. Vector calculus in curvilinear coordinates --
B. The Helmholtz theorem --
C. Units.
Responsibility: David J. Griffiths (Reed College, Oregon).

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A re-issued and affordable edition of the well-known undergraduate electrodynamics textbook. The Fourth Edition provides a rigorous, yet clear and accessible treatment of the fundamentals of  Read more...

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