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2.8 Conducting sphere with hemispheres at different potentials, 42. 2.9

Orthogonal functions and

rectangular coordinates, 47. References and suggested reading, 50. Problems,

51. chapter 3.

2.8 Conducting sphere with hemispheres at different potentials, 42. 2.9

Orthogonal functions and

**expansions**, 44. 2.10 Separation of variables inrectangular coordinates, 47. References and suggested reading, 50. Problems,

51. chapter 3.

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If the

: (2.33) For large values of x/a this

useful representation for the potential. Even for x/a = 5, the second term in the

series ...

If the

**expansion**parameter is (a2/x2), rather than a2, the series takes on the form: (2.33) For large values of x/a this

**expansion**converges rapidly and so is auseful representation for the potential. Even for x/a = 5, the second term in the

series ...

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We first illustrate the type of

coordinates. For the case of no boundary surfaces, except at infinity, we already

have the

f t\ I ...

We first illustrate the type of

**expansion**involved by considering sphericalcoordinates. For the case of no boundary surfaces, except at infinity, we already

have the

**expansion**of the Green's function, namely (3.70) : 1 I •^ • < ir1)1//!/ l/\ Trf t\ I ...

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