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Introduction to electrodynamics

Author: David Jeffrey Griffiths
Publisher: San Francisco ; Boston ; Paris : Pearson, cop. 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats

This work offers accesible coverage of the fundamentals of electrodynamics, enhanced with with discussion points, examples and exercises.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Jeffrey Griffiths
ISBN: 0139199608 9780139199608 013805326X 9780138053260
OCLC Number: 494471394
Description: 1 vol. (XV-576 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Vector Analysis. Vector Algebra. Differential Calculus. Integral Calculus. Curvilinear Coordinates. The Dirac Delta Function. The Theory of Vector Fields.2. Electrostatics. The Electrostatic Field. Divergence and Curl of Electrostatic Fields. Electric Potential. Work and Energy in Electrostatics. Conductors.3. Special Techniques. Laplace's Equation and Uniqueness Theorems. The Method of Images. Separation of Variables. Multipole Expansion.4. Electrostatic Fields in Matter. Polarization. The Field of a Polarized Object. The Electric Displacement. Linear Dielectrics.5. Magnetostatics. The Lorentz Force Law. The Biot-Savart Law. The Divergence and Curl of B. Magnetic Vector Potential.6. Magnetic Fields in Matter. Magnetization. The Field of a Magnetized Object. The Auxiliary Field H. Linear and Nonlinear Media.7. Electrodynamics. Electromotive Force. Electromagnetic Induction. Maxwell's Equations.8. Conservation Laws. Charge and Energy. Momentum.9. Electromagnetic Waves. Waves in One Dimension. Electromagnetic Waves in Vacuum. Electromagnetic Waves in Matter. Absorption and Dispersion. Guided Waves.10. Potentials and Fields. The Potential Formulation. Continuous Distributions. Point Charges.11. Radiation. Dipole Radiation. Point Charges.12. Electrodynamics and Relativity. The Special Theory of Relativity. Relativistic Mechanics. Relativistic Electrodynamics.Appendix A: Vector Calculus in Curvilinear Coordinates. Appendix B: The Helmholtz Theorem. Appendix C: Units. Index.
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