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Maxwells equation in cgs system

  1. Nov 19, 2015 #1
    hi, I have just encountered following Maxwell equation in cgs system


    ▽×H = (1/c)((∂D)/(∂t))+((4π)/c)j,
    ▽×E = -(1/c)((∂B)/(∂t)),
    ▽.D = 4πρ,
    ▽.B = 0,
    now , c is the speed of light in vacuum ,
    my question is that we have studied earlier equation without this factor 'c' and 4pi in third equation, so how we get above equation in cgs( centimeter, gram, second ) system.
     
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  3. Nov 19, 2015 #2

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