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Maxwell Stress Tensor

by tomfrank
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Nov23-09, 07:37 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
x and y are nonconducting cylindrical shells. Both cylindrical shells are surrounding long wires that are carrying current. the x shell out of the page and the y shell into the page.
x radius has a charge per unit lenght = to +[tex]\lambda[/tex]
y radius has a charge per unit lenght = to -[tex]\lambda[/tex]
I need to calculate the maxwell stress tensor at a midway between x and y. (from the picture)

2. Relevant equations

Tij =[tex]\epsilon[/tex]o(EiEj-[tex]\delta[/tex]ijE2)+(1/[tex]\mu[/tex])(BiBj-[tex]\delta[/tex]ijB2)

3. The attempt at a solution

How do I exactly found the i and j component of the magnetic and electric field?
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Nov25-09, 09:32 AM
P: 38
can any one help me?

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