Prozorov_19 - PHYSICS 222 Introduction to Classical Physics...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
PHYSICS 222 Introduction to Classical Physics II Prof. Ruslan Prozorov Iowa State University Fall 2011 LECTURE 19 The Maxwell Equations
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
James Clerk Maxwell (1831 1879) 7 October 2011 PHYS222 - Lecture 19 - Prof. Ruslan Prozorov - Iowa State University 2 Born 13 June 1831 Edinburgh, Scotland Died 5 November 1879 (aged 48) Cambridge, England Citizenship United Kingdom Nationality Scottish In the millennium poll a survey of the 100 most prominent physicists Maxwell was voted the third greatest physicist of all time, behind only Newton and Einstein. Maxwell, J. Clerk, “A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field” , Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, volume 155, pages 459-512, 1865, doi: 10.1098/rstl.1865.0008
Image of page 2