## Classical Electrodynamics |

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Before the development of special relativity (and even afterwards, when dealing

with

although not often explicitly stated, by all physicists that physical laws should be ...

Before the development of special relativity (and even afterwards, when dealing

with

**relative**speeds small compared with the velocity of light), it was understood,although not often explicitly stated, by all physicists that physical laws should be ...

Page 352

The accuracy of the Michelson-Morley experiment was such that a

velocity of 10° cm/sec would have been seen (i.e., one-third of the above

estimate). No fringe shift was found. Since the original work of Michelson the

experiment has ...

The accuracy of the Michelson-Morley experiment was such that a

**relative**velocity of 10° cm/sec would have been seen (i.e., one-third of the above

estimate). No fringe shift was found. Since the original work of Michelson the

experiment has ...

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We now show that the contraction of lengths in the direction of motion is a more

general phenomenon which applies to all

length Lo at rest parallel to the z' axis in the system K' of the previous section, ...

We now show that the contraction of lengths in the direction of motion is a more

general phenomenon which applies to all

**relative**motion. Consider a rod oflength Lo at rest parallel to the z' axis in the system K' of the previous section, ...

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### Contents

Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics I | 26 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics II | 54 |

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