Chapter 1. Fundamentals of Electrodynamics

  1. Jürgen Nitsch,
  2. Frank Gronwald and
  3. Günter Wollenberg

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682425.ch1

Radiating Nonuniform Transmissionline Systems and the Partial Element Equivalent Circuit Method

Radiating Nonuniform Transmissionline Systems and the Partial Element Equivalent Circuit Method

How to Cite

Nitsch, J., Gronwald, F. and Wollenberg, G. (2009) Fundamentals of Electrodynamics, in Radiating Nonuniform Transmissionline Systems and the Partial Element Equivalent Circuit Method, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682425.ch1

Author Information

  1. Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470845363

Online ISBN: 9780470682425

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Keywords:

  • fundamentals of electrodynamics;
  • electrical engineering and classical electrodynamics;
  • electromagnetic field and dynamical and nondynamical properties;
  • axiomatic approach - Maxwell equations, equations of motion of electrodynamics, from conservation laws;
  • radiating nonuniform transmission-line systems;
  • electromagnetic field as gauge field – a gauge field approach;
  • relation between axiomatic approach and gauge field approach;
  • basic relations between electromagnetic Green's functions;
  • mixed-potential integral equation - version of electric-field integral equation;
  • Schelkunoff's equation, electric field integral equation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Maxwell Equations Derived from Conservation Laws – an Axiomatic Approach

  • The Electromagnetic Field as a Gauge Field – a Gauge Field Approach

  • The Relation Between the Axiomatic Approach and the Gauge Field Approach

  • Solutions of Maxwell Equations

  • Boundary Value Problems and Integral Equations

  • References