When i did my undergraduate course in electromagnetism i never heard of or never told by(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

the professors of "the Physical lines of force" the classical paper by J.C Maxwell.

I want to know why is that students are not taught(or encouraged) to go through this classic,why is that maxwell equations are just taught to be emperical when a lot of underlying theoretical work was done by Maxwell,to arrive at the eqns.

No doubt the underlying physics is wrong(aether,displacement of aether etc...)

but it still hopefully should result in an intuitive grasp of the subject.

Im planning to go through the paper thoroughly even after 2 and half years of taking the formal course

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# Derivation of maxwells equation

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