Gauss’s Law and the Electric Potential

  • Nathan Ida

Abstract

The fundamentals of electrostatics were given in Chapter 3 as the definition of force through Coulomb’s law and of the electric field intensity. In this chapter, we address two issues: One is to formalize some of the results obtained in the previous chapter and the second is to expand on the ideas of electric field intensity, electric flux density, and the relation between the electric field and material properties.

Keywords

Charge Density Electric Potential Interface Condition Total Charge Point Charge 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nathan Ida
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringThe University of AkronAkronUSA

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