3. Static Electric Fields

  1. Paul G. Huray

Published Online: 3 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470549919.ch3

Maxwell's Equations

Maxwell's Equations

How to Cite

Huray, P. G. (2010) Static Electric Fields, in Maxwell's Equations, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470549919.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JUN 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470542767

Online ISBN: 9780470549919

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Keywords:

  • static electric fields;
  • electric field intensity;
  • scalar electric potentia;
  • electric flux density;
  • electric displacement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Properties of Electrostatic Fields

  • Gauss's Law

  • Conservation Law

  • Electric Potential

  • Electric Field for a System of Charges

  • Electric Potential for a System of Charges

  • Electric Field for a Continuous Distribution

  • Conductor in a Static Electric Field

  • Capacitance

  • Dielectrics

  • Electric Flux Density

  • Dielectric Boundary Conditions

  • Electrostatic Energy

  • Electrostatic Field in a Dielectric