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The Lorentz force equation can be written as a force per

representing the rate of change of mechanical momentum of the sources per

volume ) : f = pE + - J B ( 11 . 126 ) where J and p are the current and charge

densities .

The Lorentz force equation can be written as a force per

**unit**volume (representing the rate of change of mechanical momentum of the sources per

**unit**volume ) : f = pE + - J B ( 11 . 126 ) where J and p are the current and charge

densities .

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natural 612 Classical Electrodynamics action and the velocity of light in vacuum

to be dimensionless and of

“ natural ”

natural 612 Classical Electrodynamics action and the velocity of light in vacuum

to be dimensionless and of

**unit**magnitude . The resulting system of**units**( called“ natural ”

**units**) has only one basic**unit**, customarily chosen to be length .Page 614

The electric field E is a derived quantity , customarily defined to be the force per

numerically proportional to the force per

constant which ...

The electric field E is a derived quantity , customarily defined to be the force per

**unit**charge . A more general definition would be that the electric field benumerically proportional to the force per

**unit**charge , with a proportionalityconstant which ...

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

References and suggested reading | 50 |

Multipoles Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media | 98 |

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