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An Introduction to Electromagnetic Theory - P. C. Clemmow

An Introduction to Electromagnetic Theory

Paperback Published: 24th December 1973
ISBN: 9780521098151
Number Of Pages: 310

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First published in 1973, Dr Clemmow's Introduction to Electromagnetic Theory provides a crisp and selective account of the subject. It concentrates on field theory (with the early development of Maxwell's equations) and omits extended descriptions of experimental phenomena and technical applications, though without losing sight of the practical nature of the subject. Rationalized mks units are used and an awareness of orders of magnitude is fostered. Fields in media are discussed from both the macroscopic and microscopic points of view. As befits a mainly theoretical treatment, a knowledge of vector algebra and vector calculus is assumed, the standard results required being summarized in an appendix. Other comparatively advanced mathematical techniques, such as tensors anf those involving Legendre or Bessel functions, are avoided. Problems for solution, some 180 in all, are given at the end of each chapter.

Preface;
Basic Concepts
Charged particles, force and field
Charge and current density
Practical units and magnitudes
Development of the theory;
The Vacuum Field of Charge and Current: Mazwell's Equations
The field of static charge
The field of steady current
Faraday's law of induction
Maxwell's 'displacement' current
Maxwell's equations;
Electrostatics
Field and potential
Energy
Potential theory
Dielectrics;
The Magnetic Field of Steady and Slowly Varying Currents
Steady currents in a conductor
Currents and field
Energy
Circuits
Magnetic media;
Electromagnetic Waves
Maxwell's equations
Monochromatic plane waves in vacuum
Monochromatic plane waves in media
Radiation;
The Electromagnetic Properties of Media
Polarization and magnetization
Free electron gas
Dielectrics
Magnetic media
Appendix
Index
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ISBN: 9780521098151
ISBN-10: 0521098157
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 24th December 1973
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.46

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