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Classical Electromagnetism in a Nutshell

Classical Electromagnetism in a Nutshell

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Hardcover, Princeton Univ Pr, 2012, ISBN13 9780691130187, ISBN10 0691130183
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This graduate-level physics textbook provides a comprehensive treatment of the basic principles and phenomena of classical electromagnetism. While many electromagnetism texts use the subject to teach mathematical methods of physics, here the emphasis is on the physical ideas themselves. Anupam Garg distinguishes between electromagnetism in vacuum and that in material media, stressing that the core physical questions are different for each. In vacuum, the focus is on the fundamental content of electromagnetic laws, symmetries, conservation laws, and the implications for phenomena such as radiation and light. In material media, the focus is on understanding the response of the media to imposed fields, the attendant constitutive relations, and the phenomena encountered in different types of media such as dielectrics, ferromagnets, and conductors. The text includes applications to many topical subjects, such as magnetic levitation, plasmas, laser beams, and synchrotrons.

"Classical Electromagnetism in a Nutshell" is ideal for a yearlong graduate course and features more than 300 problems, with solutions to many of the advanced ones. Key formulas are given in both SI and Gaussian units; the book includes a discussion of how to convert between them, making it accessible to adherents of both systems.
Offers a complete treatment of classical electromagnetism
Emphasizes physical ideas
Separates the treatment of electromagnetism in vacuum and material media
Presents key formulas in both SI and Gaussian units
Covers applications to other areas of physics
Includes more than 300 problems

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Number of Pages: 675
Original Languages: English
Author: Garg, Anupam
Series Title: In a Nutshell
Book Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr
ISBN-13: 9780691130187
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 7.50 x 10.25 x 1.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 0691130183
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