5. Steady Electric Currents

  1. Paul G. Huray

Published Online: 3 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470549919.ch5

Maxwell's Equations

Maxwell's Equations

How to Cite

Huray, P. G. (2010) Steady Electric Currents, in Maxwell's Equations, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470549919.ch5

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:

  • electric currents;
  • electric field;
  • current density;
  • electric charges;
  • currents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Current Density and Ohm's Law

  • Relation to Circuit Parameters

  • Superconductivity

  • Free Electron Gas Theory

  • Band Theory

  • Equation of Continuity

  • Microscopic View of Ohm's Law

  • Power Dissipation and Joule's Law

  • Boundary Condition for Current Density

  • Resistance/Capacitance Calculations