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Principles of electrodynamics

Author: Melvin Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1987, ©1972.
Series: Knovel Library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level text by the 1988 Nobel Prize winner establishes the subject's mathematical background, reviews the principles of electrostatics, then introduces Einstein's special theory of relativity and applies it throughout the book in topics ranging from Gauss' theorem and Coulomb's law to electric and magnetic susceptibility.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006.
Principles of electrodynamics.
New York : Dover Publications, 1987, ©1972
(DLC) 87013607
(OCoLC)15791343
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Schwartz
ISBN: 9780486134673 0486134679 9781621986379 1621986373
OCLC Number: 829175147
Notes: " ... unabridged, corrected republication of the work first published by the McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1972, in its International series in pure and applied physics"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 344 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Mathematical review and survey of some new mathematical ideas --
2. Principles of electrostatics --
3. Electromagnetism and its relation to relativity --
4. Time-independent current distributions; Magnetostatistics --
5. The variation of the electromagnetic field with time: Faraday's law, displacement currents, the retarded potential --
6. Let there be light! --
7. The interaction of radiation with matter --
8. Multipole expansion of the radiation field; Some further considerations on the interaction of radiation with matter; Interference and diffraction --
9. Waveguides and cavities --
10. Electric and magnetic susceptibility.
Series Title: Knovel Library.
Responsibility: Melvin Schwartz.
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Abstract:

This advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level text by the 1988 Nobel Prize winner establishes the subject's mathematical background, reviews the principles of electrostatics, then introduces Einstein's special theory of relativity and applies it throughout the book in topics ranging from Gauss' theorem and Coulomb's law to electric and magnetic susceptibility.

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