## Classical theory of electricity and magnetism: a course of lectures |

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We may proceed with the discussion of further terms, however, it is important to

note that each term appears as a product of a power of (1/r ) and a function of the

angular

We may proceed with the discussion of further terms, however, it is important to

note that each term appears as a product of a power of (1/r ) and a function of the

angular

**coordinates**of the field point, besides the coefficients which are ...Page 68

The position of a point in space is given by three numbers which we call the

restrict ourselves to orthogonal Cartesian

The position of a point in space is given by three numbers which we call the

**coordinates**of the point. These**coordinates**may be of different types but we shallrestrict ourselves to orthogonal Cartesian

**coordinates**i.e. we choose three axes ...Page 69

X P,* P,, = Ian <*„ = 8« i i Equation (2) is a matrix multiplication relation and

shows that if J indicates the determinant la)4 I, then J2 = 1 or/ = ±1. For any

change of

handed to ...

X P,* P,, = Ian <*„ = 8« i i Equation (2) is a matrix multiplication relation and

shows that if J indicates the determinant la)4 I, then J2 = 1 or/ = ±1. For any

change of

**coordinates**which does not involve a reflection (i.e. a change from left-handed to ...

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### Contents

The empirical basis of electrostatics | 1 |

Direct calculation of fields | 7 |

dipoles9 The Dirac 5function13 | 13 |

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