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Author Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006.
Title Principles of electrodynamics [electronic resource] / Melvin Schwartz.
Publication Info. New York : Dover Publications, 1987, c1972.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Knovel    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (viii, 344 p.) : ill.
Note "... 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"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary 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.
Subject Electrodynamics.
Related To Print version: Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006. Principles of electrodynamics. New York : Dover Publications, 1987, c1972 0486654931 (DLC) 87013607 (OCoLC)15791343
ISBN 9780486134673 (electronic bk.)
0486134679 (electronic bk.)
9781621986379 (electronic bk.)
1621986373 (electronic bk.)
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