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The electrostatic field of the Faraday cage

  1. May 6, 2017 #1
    I have a function of the cartesian coordinates x, y, z such that:

    f = a * ln|sin(px + iqy)| + by + c

    This equation should be describing the electric field nearby the wall of the Faraday cage. I solved the Laplace equation Δf = 0 and got : p = +/- q, so p = q. I should choose the constants a, b, c, p, q such that my given function f is describing the homogenous electrostatic field E in the half-space y∠ 0 where the field is shielded by the conductig grounded rods. The distance between the rods is L. The diameter of the rods is d and this diameter is esentially smaller than L. But I am stuck here, I have no idea how to find the constants. I need to satisfy that my field is homogenous. I really don't know how to move forward with this. Thank you for helping me.
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  3. May 11, 2017 #2
    Thanks for the thread! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post? The more details the better.
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