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Introduction To Electrodynamics 3RD Edition

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Publisher Comments:

For junior/senior-level electricity and magnetism courses. This book is known for its clear, concise and accessible coverage of standard topics in a logical and pedagogically sound order. The Third Edition features a clear, accessible treatment of the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory, providing a sound platform for the exploration of related applications (ac circuits, antennas, transmission lines, plasmas, optics, etc.). Its lean and focused approach employs numerous examples and problems.

Synopsis:

Features a clear, accessible treatment of the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory. Its lean and focused approach employs numerous examples and problems. Carefully discusses subtle or difficult points. Contains numerous, relevant problems within the book in addition to end of each chapter problems and answers.

Synopsis:

Features a clear, accessible treatment of the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory. Its lean and focused approach employs numerous examples and problems. Carefully discusses subtle or difficult points. Contains numerous, relevant problems within the book in addition to end of each chapter problems and answers.

Table of 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780138053260
Author:
Griffiths, David J.
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Professional
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. :
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Electromagnetism
Subject:
Electrodynamics
Subject:
Physics-General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
December 1998
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9.3 x 7.1 x 1.3 in 953 gr

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Introduction To Electrodynamics 3RD Edition
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Product details 576 pages Prentice Hall - English 9780138053260 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Features a clear, accessible treatment of the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory. Its lean and focused approach employs numerous examples and problems. Carefully discusses subtle or difficult points. Contains numerous, relevant problems within the book in addition to end of each chapter problems and answers.
"Synopsis" by , Features a clear, accessible treatment of the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory. Its lean and focused approach employs numerous examples and problems. Carefully discusses subtle or difficult points. Contains numerous, relevant problems within the book in addition to end of each chapter problems and answers.
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