James Clerk Maxwell
James Clerk Maxwell

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James Clerk Maxwell

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the meaning of the emboldened terms and symbols, and use them appropriately

  • state the equation of continuity and use it in simple problems

  • state the conditions under which Ampère's law is true and explain why it does not apply more generally

  • state the Ampère–Maxwell law and explain why it has a greater domain of validity than Ampère's law

  • state and name the differential versions of Maxwell's four laws of electromagnetism.


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