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Electricity, magnetism, and light

Author: Wayne M Saslow
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive introduction to electricity, magnetism and optics ranging from the interesting and useful history of the science, to connections with real-world phenomena in science,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne M Saslow
ISBN: 0126194556 9780126194555
OCLC Number: 51032778
Notes: Imprint under label reads: Brooks/Cole Thomson Learning.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 735, 29, 18 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Review/Preview Electricity: Its Uses and Its Visualization 1 A History of Electricity and Magnetism, to Conservation of Charge 2 Coulomb's law for Static Electricity, Principle of Superposition 3 The Electric Field 4 Gauss's Law: Flux and Charge Are Related 5 Electrical Potential Energy and Electrical Potential 6 Capacitance 7 Ohm's Law: Electric Current Is Driven by Emf, and Limited by Electrical Resistance 8 Batteries, Kirchhoff's Rules, and Complex Circuits 9 The Magnetism of Magnets 10 How Electric Currents Interact with Magnetic Fields 11 How Electric Currents Make Magnetic Fields: The Biot-Savart Law and Amp' ere's Law 12 Faraday's Law of Electromagnetic Induction 13 Mechanical Implications of Faraday's Law: Motors and Generators 14 Alternating Current Phenomena: Signals and Power 15 Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Radiation 16 Optics Appendix A General Mathematics Review Appendix B Introduction to Spreadsheets Appendix C The Periodic Table Appendix D Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems
Responsibility: Wayne M. Saslow.
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