Chapter 1: Maxwell's integral laws in free space

author: Markus Zahn, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
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1.0 Introduction

  • Overview of subject

1.1 The Lorentz law in free space 1.2 Charge and current densities 1.3 Gauss' integral law of electric field density

  • Singular charge distributions
  • Gauss' continuity condition

1.4 Ampere's integral law

  • Singular current distribution
  • Ampere's continuity condition

1.5 Charge conservation in integral form

  • Charge conservation continuity condition

1.6 Faraday's integral law

  • Electric field intensity having no circulation
  • Electric field intensity with circulation
  • Faraday's continuity condition

1.7 Gauss' integral law of magnetic flux

  • Magnetic flux continuity condition

1.8 Summary

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