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Electric Field from Maxwell's Equations

  1. Mar 10, 2015 #1
    How would you determine the electric field from Maxwell's equations? One of my friends was asked this when he went for a Master's interview. Thanks.
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  3. Mar 10, 2015 #2
    This is a very vague and open ended question. What other details are given?
  4. Mar 10, 2015 #3


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    If you meant is how to calculate the electric field, then since Maxwell's equations are basically differential equations you obviously need boundary conditions.
  5. Mar 10, 2015 #4
    Hi, He was given the third Maxwell equation in differential form and asked how he would find the Electric field. Sorry I can't give you much to go on.
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