Poynting Vector, a Method to Describe the Mechanism of Power Conditioning

  • J. A. Ferreira
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (PEPS)


Qualitive analysis of electromagnetic energy flux as depicted by the Poynting vector, gives insight into the mechanism of power conditioning which is beyond the scope of classic circuit theory. It is contemplated that an understanding and eventually an analytical grip on energy flux and its interaction with matter is essential to optimise energy conversion at high switching frequencies.


Transmission Line Energy Flux Energy Flow Electric Field Intensity Magnetic Field Intensity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Ferreira
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  1. 1.Rand Afrikaans UniversitySouth Africa

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