Electromagnetism in Matter

Part of the Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology book series (MSSET)


Let S be a continuous system, and let C(t) be the region occupied by S at the instant t. Generally, C(t) is the union of the disjoint regions C 1 (t),…, C ν (t), and S exhibits the same physical properties in each of these regions. For instance, if S consists of two adjacent dielectrics occupying the regions C 1 (t) and C 2 (t) in the presence of a fixed conductor of volume C 3, then we have C(t) = C 1 (t)∪ C 2 (t)∪C 3C 4 (t), where C 4 (t) is the space around the dielectrics and the conductor.


Constitutive Equation Lorentz Transformation Jump Condition Entropy Inequality Galilean Transformation 
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e Applicazioni “R. Caccioppoli”Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”NapoliItaly

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