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

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situated on a surface, the

— where a is the charge per unit area at dS and r is the distance of the field point

from ...

**Potential due**to surface distribution of charges and dipoles If the charge besituated on a surface, the

**potential due**to an adS element dS of the surface is —— where a is the charge per unit area at dS and r is the distance of the field point

from ...

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to each layer would be 2na, and both directed from the positively charged layer to

the negatively charged one, and hence, the resultant field would be 4na, and

consequently, the potential jump comes out as 4nal = 4nQ. The

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to each layer would be 2na, and both directed from the positively charged layer to

the negatively charged one, and hence, the resultant field would be 4na, and

consequently, the potential jump comes out as 4nal = 4nQ. The

**potential due**to a...

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The purpose of % is to satisfy the additional boundary conditions that have been

imposed; to fix our ideas, wc may recall that in the point charge-conducting plane

problem the

The purpose of % is to satisfy the additional boundary conditions that have been

imposed; to fix our ideas, wc may recall that in the point charge-conducting plane

problem the

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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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