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Physical experience leads us to believe that specification of the potential on a

closed surface (e.g., a system of conductors held at different potentials) defines a

unique potential

...

Physical experience leads us to believe that specification of the potential on a

closed surface (e.g., a system of conductors held at different potentials) defines a

unique potential

**problem**. This is called a Dirichlet**problem**, or Dirichlet boundary...

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The original potential |

the right. | are called image charges, and the replacement of the actual

with boundaries by an enlarged region with image charges but no boundaries is

...

The original potential |

**problem**is on the left, the | equivalent-image**problem**onthe right. | are called image charges, and the replacement of the actual

**problem**with boundaries by an enlarged region with image charges but no boundaries is

...

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Then the

for all x. We wish to determine p(x, t) for all times t > to: To discuss the initial-value

Then the

**problem**is an initial-value**problem**with p(x, to) and 0 p(x, to)/0t givenfor all x. We wish to determine p(x, t) for all times t > to: To discuss the initial-value

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

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Greens theorem | 14 |

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