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Electricity and Magnetism

Electricity and Magnetism

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  • Date Published: November 1991
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521368032

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  • This is an undergraduate textbook on the physics of electricity, magnetism, and electromagnetic fields and waves. It is written mainly with the physics student in mind, although it will also be of use to students of electrical and electronic engineering. The approach is concise but clear, and the authors have assumed that the reader will be familiar with the basic phenomena. The theory, however, is set out in a completely self-contained and coherent way and developed to the point where the reader can appreciate the beauty and coherence of the Maxwell equations. Throughout, the authors stress the relationships between microscopic structure of matter and the observed macroscopic electric and magnetic fields. The applications cover a wide range of topics, and each chapter ends with a set of problems with answers.

    •  Authors' previous text on Nuclear Physics sold over 4800
    • All physics students do courses on this
    • All electrical engineers do courses on this
    •  Concise, clear and cheap!
    • A 'current' title!!
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    • Date Published: November 1991
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521368032
    • length: 216 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.32kg
    • contains: 55 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Mathematical prologue
    1. Charges and currents
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Electric dipoles
    4. Static magnetic fields
    5. Time dependent fields
    6. Faraday's law and Maxwell's equations
    7. Electromagnetic waves in a vacuum
    8. The electrostatics of conductors
    9. Steady currents in conductors
    10. Magnetostatics
    11. Insulators
    12. Magnetic properties of materials
    13. Time dependent fields in insulators
    14. Time dependent fields in metals and plasmas
    15. Superconductivity
    16. Surface electricity
    17. Radiation
    18. Applications of radiation theory
    19. Transmission lines, wave guides, and optical fibres
    20. The electromagnetic field and special relativity
    Appendices
    Index.

  • Authors

    W. N. Cottingham, University of Bristol

    D. A. Greenwood, University of Bristol

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