Electricity and magnetism : new formulation by introduction of superconductivity / Teruo Matsushita.Material type: TextLanguage: English Original language: Japanese Series: Undergraduate lecture notes in physicsPublisher: Tokyo : Springer Verlag, Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (xii, 384 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 4431545263; 9784431545262Uniform titles: Shin denjikigaku. English Subject(s): Electricity | Electromagnetism | Magnetism | SuperconductivityGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Electricity and magnetism.DDC classification: 537.623 LOC classification: QC611.92 | .M38 2014Online resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online | SpringerLink Connect to resource (off-campus)
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Part I Static Electric Phenomena -- Electrostatic Field -- Conductors -- Conductor System in Vacuum -- Dielectric Materials -- Steady Current -- Part II Static Magnetic Phenomena.- Current and Magnetic Flux Density -- Superconductors.- Current Systems -- Magnetic Materials -- Part III Time- Dependent Electromagnetic Phenomena -- Electromagnetic Induction -- Displacement Current and Maxwell's Equations -- Electromagnetic Wave.
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The author introduces the concept that superconductivity can establish a perfect formalism of electricity and magnetism. The correspondence of conductors that exhibit perfect electrostatic shielding (E=0) in the static condition and superconductors that show perfect diamagnetism (B=0) is given to help readers understand the relationship between electricity and magnetism. Another helpful aspect with the introduction of the superconductivity feature perfect diamagnetism is that the correspondence in the development of the expression of magnetic energy and electric energy is clearly shown. Additionally, the basic mathematical operation and proofs are shown in an appendix, and there is full use of examples and exercises in each chapter with thorough answers