Classical electrodynamicsThis edition refines and improves the first edition. It treats the present experimental limits on the mass of photon and the status of linear superposition, and introduces many other innovations. 
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The question of units and dimensions in electricity and magnetism has exercised
a great number of physicists and engineers over the years. This situation is in
marked contrast with the almost universal agreement on the basic units of length
...
The question of units and dimensions in electricity and magnetism has exercised
a great number of physicists and engineers over the years. This situation is in
marked contrast with the almost universal agreement on the basic units of length
...
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expressed in terms of this one unit and have dimensions which are powers of its
dimension. There is nothing contrived or less fundamental about such a system
than one involving the meter, the kilogram, and the second as basic units.
expressed in terms of this one unit and have dimensions which are powers of its
dimension. There is nothing contrived or less fundamental about such a system
than one involving the meter, the kilogram, and the second as basic units.
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order to define the unit of charge. Within our present framework all that is
determined at the moment is that the product (kiqq') has the dimensions (ml3rj).
The electric field E is a derived quantity, customarily defined to be the force per
unit ...
order to define the unit of charge. Within our present framework all that is
determined at the moment is that the product (kiqq') has the dimensions (ml3rj).
The electric field E is a derived quantity, customarily defined to be the force per
unit ...
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Introduction and Survey  1 
Introduction to Electrostatics  27 
BoundaryValue Problems  54 
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