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    DescriptionGauss's law for electric fields, Gauss's law for magnetic fields, Faraday's law, and the Ampere-Maxwell law are four of the most influential equations in science. In this guide for students, each equation is the subject of an entire chapter, with detailed, plain-language explanations of the physical meaning of each symbol in the equation, for both the integral and differential forms. The final chapter shows how Maxwell's equations may be combined to produce the wave equation, the basis for the electromagnetic theory of light. This book is a wonderful resource for undergraduate and graduate courses in electromagnetism and electromagnetics. A website hosted by the author at www.cambridge.org/9780521701471 contains interactive solutions to every problem in the text as well as audio podcasts to walk students through each chapter.


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    Title
    A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Daniel Fleisch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 142
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 240 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521701471
    ISBN 10: 0521701473
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.9T
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Libri: ENGM4540
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    DC22: 530.14/1
    B&T Approval Code: A53602030
    BISAC V2.8: SCI022000
    DC22: 530.141
    DC21: 530.141
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16400
    BISAC V2.8: SCI055000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: MAT007000, SCI040000
    B&T Approval Code: A51502000
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: GLEI7000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QC670 .F56 2008
    Thema V1.0: PH
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    63 b/w illus. 39 exercises
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    Daniel Fleisch is Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at Wittenberg University, Ohio. His research interests include radar cross-section measurement, radar system analysis, and ground-penetrating radar. He is a member of the American Physical Society (APS), the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), and the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE).
    Review quote
    'Professor Fleisch is a great scientific communicator.' electronicdesign.com '... good examples and problems are given so the student can practice the skills being taught.' IEEE Microwave Magazine '... its virtue ... is to address, through judicious selection of material and masterful repetition of important facts, the needs of a student who finds lectures and textbooks hard to understand, too complex, and besides the point of doing the assigned problems. ... Students who are struggling with the material will love the Guide. The Guide is a well-written, concise, honest tool that delivers just what it promises.' American Journal of Physics
    Table of contents
    Preface; 1. Gauss's law for electric fields; 2. Gauss's law for magnetic fields; 3. Faraday's law; 4. The Ampere-Maxwell law; 5. From Maxwell's equations to the wave equation; Appendix; Further reading; Index.