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MAXWELL’S EQUATIONS
In 1865 James Clerk Maxwell discovered that the fundamental principles of
electromagnetism
can be concisely expressed in terms of 4 equations.
We call these
four equations Maxwell’s Equations:
Gauss’s Law
enc
E
o
q
E dA
Explains how electric
fields
E
are produced by
electric charges.
E
field
lines begin and terminate
on charges.
Gauss’s Law
in Magnetism
0
d
BA
Physically there are NO
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2011 for the course PHYS 4B taught by Professor Luna during the Spring '11 term at DeAnza College.
 Spring '11
 Luna
 Magnetism

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