A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism

A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism

by James Clerk Maxwell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1108014046

ISBN-13: 9781108014045

Pub. Date: 06/24/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Volume 2 of an important foundation work of modern physics. Brings to final form Maxwell's theory of electromagnetism and rigorously derives his general equations of field theory.

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Volume 2 of an important foundation work of modern physics. Brings to final form Maxwell's theory of electromagnetism and rigorously derives his general equations of field theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781108014045
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/24/2010
Series:
Cambridge Library Collection - Physical Sciences Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preliminary. On the measurement of quantities
Part 1: Electrostatics
1. Description of phenomena
2. Elementary mathematical theory of electricity
3. On electrical work and energy in a system of conductors
4. General theorems
5. Mechanical action between two electrical systems
6. Points and lines of equilibrium
7. Forms of equipotential surfaces and lines of flow
8. Simple cases of electrification
9. Spherical harmonics
10. Confocal surfaces of the second degree
11. Theory of electric images
12. Conjugate functions in two dimensions
13. Electrostatic instruments
Part 2: Electrokinematics
1. The electric current
2. Conduction and resistance
3. Electromotive force between bodies in contact
4. Electrolysis
5. Electrolyte polarization
6. Mathematical theory of the distribution of electric currents
7. Conduction in three dimensions
8. Resistance and conductivity in three dimensions
9. Conduction through heterogeneous media
10. Conduction in dielectrics
11. Measurement of the electric resistance of conductors
12. Electric resistance of substances

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