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Homework Help: Maxwell Stress Tensor

  1. Nov 23, 2009 #1
    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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    Last edited: Nov 24, 2009
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 25, 2009 #2
    can any one help me?
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