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However , itis often simpler to deal with scalar rather than vector functions of

below ) . 1 . 5 Another Equation of Electrostatics and the Scalar Potential The

single ...

However , itis often simpler to deal with scalar rather than vector functions of

**position**, and then to derive the vector quantities at the end if necessary ( seebelow ) . 1 . 5 Another Equation of Electrostatics and the Scalar Potential The

single ...

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Suppose that initially the electric field E , due to a certain distribution of charges

po ( x ) exists in a medium of dielectric constant e , which may be a function of

En ...

Suppose that initially the electric field E , due to a certain distribution of charges

po ( x ) exists in a medium of dielectric constant e , which may be a function of

**position**. The initial electrostatic energy is Wo = JE • Do doc 8TT where Do = 6En ...

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This well - known result for the potential energy of a dipole shows that the dipole

tends to orient itself parallel to the field in the

We remark in passing that ( 5 . 73 ) is not the total energy of the magnetic ...

This well - known result for the potential energy of a dipole shows that the dipole

tends to orient itself parallel to the field in the

**position**of lowest potential energy .We remark in passing that ( 5 . 73 ) is not the total energy of the magnetic ...

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### Contents

Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics I | 26 |

RelativisticParticle Kinematics and Dynamics | 391 |

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