Classical Electrodynamics

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 14, 1998 - Science - 832 pages
A revision of the defining book covering the physics and classical mathematics necessary to understand electromagnetic fields in materials and at surfaces and interfaces. The third edition has been revised to address the changes in emphasis and applications that have occurred in the past twenty years.
 

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Contents

II
95
Yime o
107
Multipoles Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media
145
Magnetostatics Faradays Law QuasiStatic Fields
174
with an Asymptotically Uniform Tangential Magnetic Field
203
Maxwell Equations Macroscopic Electromagnetism
237
6
286
Plane Electromagnetic Waves and Wave Propagation
295
External Fields
561
Dynamics of Relativistic Particles
579
Collisions Energy Loss and Scattering of Charged Particles
624
Radiation by Moving Charges
661
Bremsstrahlung Method of Virtual Quanta
708
Radiation Damping Classical Models
745
Appendix on Units and Dimensions
775
Bibliography
785

Medium
326
Special Theory of Relativity
514
Index
791

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John David Jackson is the author of Classical Electrodynamics, 3rd Edition, published by Wiley.

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