]> Chapter 28: Introduction to Electric and Magnetic Fields

Chapter 28: Introduction to Electric and Magnetic Fields

 

Introduction

We briefly outline the history and basic facts about electric and magnetic fields, describe the notions of density, local conservation, delta functions and electrostatic potentials.

Topics

28.1   Electricity and Magnetism: Historical Survey and Basic Facts

28.2   Densities and Conservation Laws

28.3   Point Particles and Delta Functions

28.4   Electrostatics and Potentials