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Maxwell's Revenge

  1. Nov 13, 2004 #1
    Returning to grad school after a four-year hiatus, I find E&M as difficult as ever. In my days as an undergrad, E&M was my worst class despite my overall interest in the material. No other class caused so much gnashing of teeth!

    I know the problem is common. I find it easy to understand what the equations are telling me mathematically, but when it comes time to apply those equations to a practical physical problem, I do not know where to start.

    Why does there appear to be such a large discontinuity between E&M equations and physical problems? Can anyone suggest a better way of learning?

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