## Electrodynamics of Continuous Media |

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(13.5) Like every

diagonal form by a suitable choice of the co-ordinate axes. In general, therefore,

the tensore is determined by three independent quantities, namely the three ...

(13.5) Like every

**symmetrical**tensor of rank two, the tensor eth can be brought todiagonal form by a suitable choice of the co-ordinate axes. In general, therefore,

the tensore is determined by three independent quantities, namely the three ...

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The

individual atoms in the crystal. If j = 0, all these moments are changing their

orientation ...

The

**symmetry**of the current distribution j can be conveniently regarded as the**symmetry**of the arrangement and orientation of the magnetic moments of theindividual atoms in the crystal. If j = 0, all these moments are changing their

orientation ...

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The tensor Gir itself need not be

83.16). Thus we conclude that the tensor Gir may be assumed

discussing the ...

The tensor Gir itself need not be

**symmetrical**, but if it is separated into**symmetrical**and antisymmetrical parts the latter does not appear in the form (83.16). Thus we conclude that the tensor Gir may be assumed

**symmetrical**indiscussing the ...

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Methods of solving problems in electrostatics | 9 |

A conducting ellipsoid | 20 |

The forces on a conductor | 31 |

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