Electricity and Magnetism for Mathematicians

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Author: Thomas A. Garrity

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107078202

Category: Mathematics

Page: 304

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Maxwell's equations have led to many important mathematical discoveries. This text introduces mathematics students to some of their wonders.

Intermediate Electromagnetic Theory

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Author: Joseph V. Stewart

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810244705

Category: Science

Page: 742

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This invaluable text has been developed to provide students with more background on the applications of electricity and magnetism, particularly with those topics which relate to current research. For example, waveguides (both metal and dielectric) are discussed more thoroughly than in most texts because they are an important laboratory tool and important components of modern communications. In a sense, this book modernizes the topics covered in the typical course on electricity and magnetism. It provides not only solid background for the student who chooses a field which uses techniques requiring knowledge of electricity and magnetism, but also general background for the physics major.

Electricity and Magnetism

A Historical Perspective

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Author: Brian Scott Baigrie

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313333583

Category: Science

Page: 165

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Traces the history of theories about electricity and magnetism, from the experiments of the ancient Greek philosopher Thales to formation of the theory of quantum electrodynamics in the 1940s.

A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism

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Author: James Clerk Maxwell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108014046

Category: Science

Page: 484

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Volume 2 of Maxwell's 1873 influential contribution to physics covers magnetism and electromagnetism, including the electromagnetic theory of light.

Electricity and Magnetism

An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory

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Author: A. S. Ramsey

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electricity

Page: 267

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Leadership and Creativity

A History of the Cavendish Laboratory, 1871–1919

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Author: Dong-Won Kim

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 940172055X

Category: Science

Page: 226

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Historical accounts of successful laboratories often consist primarily of reminiscences by their directors and the eminent people who studied or worked in these laboratories. Such recollections customarily are delivered at the celebration of a milestone in the history of the laboratory, such as the institution's fiftieth or one hundredth anniversary. Three such accounts of the Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge have been recorded. The first of these, A History of the Cavendish Laboratory, 1871-1910, was published in 1910 in honor of the twenty fifth anniversary of Joseph John Thomson's professorship there. The second, The Cavendish Laboratory, 1874-1974, was published in 1974 to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the Cavendish. The third, A Hundred Years and More of Cambridge Physics, is a short pamphlet, also published at the centennial of the 1 Cavendish. These accounts are filled with the names of great physicists (such as James Clerk Maxwell, Lord Rayleigh, J. J. Thomson, Ernest Rutherford, and William Lawrence Bragg), their glorious achievements (for example, the discoveries of the electron, the neutron, and DNA) and interesting anecdotes about how these achievements were reached. But surely a narrative that does justice to the history of a laboratory must recount more than past events. Such a narrative should describe a living entity and provide not only details of the laboratory's personnel, organization, tools, and tool kits, but should also explain how these components interacted within 2 their wider historical, cultural, and social contexts.

Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism

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Author: James Jeans

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108005616

Category: Science

Page: 668

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Sir James Jeans' well-known treatise covers the topics in electromagnetic theory required by every non-specialist physicist. It provides the relevant mathematical analysis and is therefore useful to those whose mathematical knowledge is limited, as well as to the more advanced physicists, engineers and applied mathematicians. A large number of examples are given.

Elements of the Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism

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Author: John Joseph Thomson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108004909

Category: Mathematics

Page: 564

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The British physicist Sir Joseph John Thomson, the discoverer of the electron, published the first edition of his Elements of the Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism in 1895; this fourth edition was issued in 1909, three years after he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his theoretical and experimental investigations on the conduction of electricity by gases. In this book for students his intention is to give 'an account of the fundamental principles of the mathematical theory of electricity and magnetism and their more important applications, using only simple mathematics.' Starting at the basic level of describing electrical phenomena such as rubbing a stick of sealing wax with cloth to produce a charge, he guides the reader through electrostatics, induction, magnetism, thermoelectric currents and the theory of light. This textbook, by one of the greatest scientists of his day, is still a fascinating introduction to the topic.

The Mathematics of Love

Patterns, Proofs, and the Search for the Ultimate Equation

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Author: Hannah Fry

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476784884

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 128

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Uses math as a tool for explaining the complicated patterns of love, tackling such common questions as the chance of finding love that will last, how online dating works, and when to compromise.

Inverse Problems and Optimal Design in Electricity and Magnetism

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Author: P. Neittaanmäki,M. Rudnicki,A. Savini

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198593836

Category: Mathematics

Page: 367

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The impact of optimization methods in electromagnetism has been much less than in mechanical engineering and particularly the solution of inverse problems in structural mechanics. This book addresses this omission: it will serve as a guide to the theory as well as the computer implementation of solutions. It is self-contained covering all the mathematical theory necessary.

Electricity, Magnetism, and Light

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Author: Wayne M. Saslow

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 008050521X

Category: Science

Page: 800

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A very comprehensive introduction to electricity, magnetism and optics ranging from the interesting and useful history of the science, to connections with current real-world phenomena in science, engineering and biology, to common sense advice and insight on the intuitive understanding of electrical and magnetic phenomena. This is a fun book to read, heavy on relevance, with practical examples, such as sections on motors and generators, as well as `take-home experiments' to bring home the key concepts. Slightly more advanced than standard freshman texts for calculus-based engineering physics courses with the mathematics worked out clearly and concisely. Helpful diagrams accompany the discussion. The emphasis is on intuitive physics, graphical visualization, and mathematical implementation. Electricity, Magnetism, and Light is an engaging introductory treatment of electromagnetism and optics for second semester physics and engineering majors. Focuses on conceptual understanding, with an emphasis on relevance and historical development. Mathematics is specific and avoids unnecessary technical development. Emphasis on physical concepts, analyzing the electromagnetic aspects of many everyday phenomena, and guiding readers carefully through mathematical derivations. Provides a wealth of interesting information, from the history of the science of electricity and magnetism, to connections with real world phenomena in science, engineering, and biology, to common sense advice and insight on the intuitive understanding of electrical and magnetic phenomena

Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics

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Author: Frederick W. Byron,Robert W. Fuller

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486135063

Category: Science

Page: 672

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Graduate-level text offers unified treatment of mathematics applicable to many branches of physics. Theory of vector spaces, analytic function theory, theory of integral equations, group theory, and more. Many problems. Bibliography.

How to Solve Applied Mathematics Problems

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Author: B. L. Moiseiwitsch

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486285227

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

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This workbook bridges the gap between lectures and practical applications, offering students of mathematics, engineering, and physics the chance to practice solving problems from a wide variety of fields. 2011 edition.

Electromagnetic Fields and Waves

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Author: Vladimir Borisovich Rojansky,Vladimir Rojansky

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486638348

Category: Science

Page: 464

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This comprehensive introduction to classical electromagnetic theory covers the major aspects of the subject, including scalar fields, vectors, laws of Ohm, Joule, Coulomb, Faraday, Maxwell's equation, and more. Although an extensive background is not necessary, a general knowledge of physics and calculus is a prerequisite. This text is filled with numerous diagrams and illustrations.

Electricity & Magnetism, Grades 5 - 12

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Author: John B. Beaver, Ph.D.,Don Powers, Ph.D.

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580372228

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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Electricity and magnetism have never been so fun! This comprehensive classroom supplement resource includes subject-specific concepts and terminology, inquiry-based activities, challenge questions, extension activities, assessments, curriculum resources, a bibliography, and materials lists. Topics covered include static charges, magnetic fields, understanding a compass, lighting a bulb, circuits, and more! It supports NSE and NCTM standards as well as Standards for Technological Literacy (STL). --Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.

Notes on Recent Researches in Electricity and Magnetism

Intended as a Sequel to Professor Clerk-Maxwell's Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism

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Author: Joseph John Thomson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108015204

Category: Science

Page: 600

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A central work in the history of physics, documenting experiments which led to the discovery of the electron.