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Applicability of gauss law

  1. Mar 8, 2006 #1
    is gauss law (i.e surface integeral of E.ds is equal to charge enclosed upon epsilon not ) valid for charges in motion or is it just valid for electrostatic conditions ?
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  3. Mar 8, 2006 #2


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    Yes. Gauss's law is one of the four equations of Maxwell which apply to all classical electromagnetic phenomena, static and dynamic. Gauss's law is basically a law of divergence. This concept has applications in more than just electromagnetism.
  4. Mar 8, 2006 #3
    thanks a lot ..... what is the physical significance of curl of a vector field ?
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