## Electrodynamics of continuous mediaVolume 8. |

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### Contents

ELECTROSTATICS OF CONDUCTORS 1 The electrostatic field of conductors | 1 |

2 The energy of the electrostatic field of conductors | 3 |

3 Methods of solving problems in electrostatics | 9 |

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