Electricity, Magnetism and Electromagnetic Theory

Electricity, Magnetism and Electromagnetic Theory

Authors : S R Manohara & Shubha A

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About the Author

S R Manohara :-
He is Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru, Karnataka. He obtained MSc in Physics from Bangalore University securing fourth rank and was awarded PhD in Physics from Gulbarga University. He has more than fifteen years of teaching and research experience, and has taught subjects such as Engineering Physics, Electromagnetic Field Theory, Fields and Waves, etc.  Manohara has published more than thirty research papers in peer-reviewed international journals. He is also a reviewer of various journals of international repute and has participated/presented several research papers in international/national conferences. He has edited/reviewed textbooks for various publishers of national and international repute.
Manohara has received many awards, fellowships and recognitions, which include VGST-Young Scientist, IASc-INSA-NASI Research Fellowship, Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Travel Fellowships (DST, UGC, CCSTDS and CICS), etc. He has visited Italy and South Korea as a guest scientist to participate in the conferences sponsored by the Government of India (DST, UGC, CCSTDS and CICS) and has organised various conferences/workshops/FDP programme. He is a member of various scientific societies such as MRSI, ICS, IAPT, etc. His areas of research interest include nanotechnology, radiation physics and materials science.


Shubha A :-
She obtained her BSc and MSc in Physics from Tumkur University. She was associated as Lecturer with Vidyavahini PU College, Tumakuru and Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru. She has taught subjects such as Physics and Engineering Physics. Currently, Shubha is a Research Scholar, pursuing PhD at Department of Physics, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru. She has published four research articles in reputed international journals and has participated/ presented several research papers in international/national conferences. Shubha is a life member of the Indian Carbon Society (ICS), India. Her area of research interest is preparation and characterisation of graphene-based polymer nanocomposites for various applications.
 

About the Book

Electricity, Magnetism and Electromagnetic Theory has been designed to meet the needs of BSc (Physics) students as per the UGC Choice Based Credit System. This textbook provides a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic theory. Having a problem-solving approach, it covers the entire spectrum of the subject with discussion on topics such as electrostatics, magnetostatics, electromagnetic induction, Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic wave propagation. The concepts are exhaustively presented with numerous examples and figures/diagrams which would help the students in analysing and retaining the concepts in an effective manner.
 

Key Features

• Based on SI units with vector treatment throughout the text
• Coverage on important topics such as energy per unit volume in electrostatic field, energy density in electromagnetic field, transverse nature of EM waves and polarisation of EM waves
• In-depth discussion on topics such as electric field due to spherical shell using Gauss' law, potential due to uniformly charged spherical shell & solid sphere, boundary conditions in electrostatics & magnetostatics and EM wave propagation through vacuum & isotropic dielectric medium
• Over 200+ illustrative figures/diagrams and close to 175 step-by-step solved examples for a strong conceptual understanding of the concepts
• More than 300 multiple choice questions, about 300 short & long answer questions and close to 140 numerical problems to test and strengthen students' understanding of the concepts.
 

Table of Content

1. Vector Analysis, 2. Electrostatic Field, 3. Electric Potential, 4. Conductors and Dielectrics, 5. Steady Magnetic Field, 6. Magnetic Fields and Forces, 7. Magnetic Properties of Materials, 8. Electromagnetic Induction, 9. Maxwell's Equations, 10. Electromagnetic Wave Propagation • Appendix-A: Useful Identities, Standard Derivatives, and Integrals • Appendix-B: Names and SI Units of Electric and Magnetic Quantities • Appendix-C: Physical Constants • Appendix-D: Material Constants • Appendix-E: Multiples and Submultiples, and Greek Alphabet • Appendix-F: Maxwell's Equations • Appendix-G: Integral Theorems (Gauss-divergence Theorem and Stokes' Theorem) • Bibliography • Index