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For a static electric field Faraday's law becomes
(5.4)
where
(5.5)
(
5.5
) reduces to (
3.4
) when
is a constant. (
5.4
) is satisfied identically when
. Then, when there is no charge density (
) and
is constant, (
5.5
) becomes
(5.6)
Hence, we must again solve Laplace's equation.
Prof. Alan Hood
2000-11-06