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Title:
Introduction to electrodynamics
Author:
Griffiths, David J. (David Jeffrey), 1942-
ISBN:
9780138053260
Edition:
3rd ed.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1999.
Physical Description:
xv, 576 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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This work offers accesible coverage of the fundamentals of electrodynamics, enhanced with with discussion points, examples and exercises.


Table of Contents

1 Vector Analysis
Vector Algebra
Differential Calculus
Integral Calculus
Curvilinear Coordinates
The Dirac Delta Function
The Theory of Vector Fields
2 Electrostatics
The Electrostatic Field
Divergence and Curl of Electrostatic Fields
Electric Potential
Work and Energy in Electrostatics
Conductors
3 Special Techniques
Laplace's Equation and Uniqueness Theorems
The Method of Images
Separation of Variables
Multipole Expansion
4 Electrostatic Fields in Matter
Polarization
The Field of a Polarized Object
The Electric Displacement
Linear Dielectrics
5 Magnetostatics
The Lorentz Force Law
The Biot-Savart Law
The Divergence and Curl of B
Magnetic Vector Potential
6 Magnetic Fields in Matter
Magnetization
The Field of a Magnetized Object
The Auxiliary Field H
Linear and Nonlinear Media
7 Electrodynamics
Electromotive Force
Electromagnetic Induction
Maxwell's Equations
8 Conservation Laws
Charge and Energy
Momentum
9 Electromagnetic Waves
Waves in One Dimension
Electromagnetic Waves in Vacuum
Electromagnetic Waves in Matter
Absorption and Dispersion
Guided Waves
10 Potentials and Fields
The Potential Formulation
Continuous Distributions
Point Charges
11 Radiation
Dipole Radiation
Point Charges
12 Electrodynamics and Relativity
The Special Theory of Relativity
Relativistic Mechanics
Relativistic Electrodynamics
Appendix A Vector Calculus in Curvilinear Coordinates
Appendix B The Helmholtz Theorem
Appendix C Units
Index