9780486490601

Classical Electromagnetic Radiation, Third Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486490601

  • ISBN10:

    0486490602

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-12-19
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Summary

Newly corrected, this highly acclaimed text is suitable for advanced physics courses. The author presents a very accessible macroscopic view of classical electromagnetics that emphasizes integrating electromagnetic theory with physical optics. The survey follows the historical development of physics, culminating in the use of four-vector relativity to fully integrate electricity with magnetism.

Author Biography

Professor Emeritus Mark A. Heald was on the faculty of Swarthmore College's Department of Physics and Astronomy for 33 years.
Jerry Marion (1929–52) published the original edition of this volume in 1965 under the imprint of Academic Press.

Table of Contents

Preface
1.Fundamentals of Static Electromagnetism
2. Multipole Fields
3. The Equations of Laplace and Poisson
4. Dynamic Electromagnetism
5. Electromagnetic Waves
6. Reflection and Refraction
7. Waveguides
8. Retarded Potentials and Fields and Radiation by Charged Particles
9. Antennas
10. Classical Electron Theory
11. Interference and Coherence
12. Scalar Diffraction Theory and the Fraunhofer Limit
13. Fresnel Diffraction and the Transition to Geometrical Optics
14. Relativistic Electrodynamics
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Bibliography
Index
 

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