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Classical Electromagnetism by Pollack and Stump

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  1. Jan 24, 2013 #1


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    [*] History and Perspective
    [*] Vector Calculus
    [*] Basic Principles of Electrostatics
    [*] Electrostatics and Conductors
    [*] General Methods for Laplace's Equation
    [*] Electrostatics and Dielectrics
    [*] Electric Currents
    [*] Magnetostatics
    [*] Magnetic Fields and Matter
    [*] Electromagnetic Induction
    [*] The Maxwell Equations
    [*] Electromagnetism and Relativity
    [*] Electromagnetism and Optics
    [*] Wave Guides and Transmission Lines
    [*] Radiation of Electromagnetic Wavves
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  3. Jul 12, 2015 #2
    Anyone know how this book compares to Griffith, would I miss out on anything? Would I be adequately prepared for Jackson after going through every chapter of this book? (assuming I have the mathematics needed)
  4. Jul 12, 2015 #3


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    I don't have my copy of P&S any more, so I can't compare them directly, but IIRC it's pretty similar to Griffiths in coverage. One of the other physics profs here used it for our intermediate E&M course for a while when he taught it.
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