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Visualising Magnetic Fields

Numerical Equation Solvers in Action

Visualizing Magnetic Fields: Numerical Equation Solvers in Action provides a complete description of the theory behind a new technique, a detailed discussion of the ways of solving the equations (including a software visualization of the solution algorithms), the application software itself, and the full source code. Most importantly, there is a succinct, easy-to-follow description of each procedure in the code.The physicist Michael Faraday said that the study of magnetic lines of force was greatly influential in leading him to formulate many of those concepts that are now so fundamental to our modern world, proving to him their "great utility as well as fertility." Michael Faraday could only visualize these lines in his mind's eye and, even with modern computers to help us, it has been very expensive and time consuming to plot lines of force in magnetic fields.

Audience
Primary Market: Undergraduate and graduate students in electrical and electronic engineering and physics. Practicing engineers and industrial and academic scientists.Secondary Market: Programmers interested in working with event driven code.

Hardbound, 224 Pages

Published: November 2000

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-084731-0

Contents

  • IntrouductionPhysics of the Magnetic FieldThe Basic TechniqueNumerical Algorithm TheoryVisualizing the AlgorithmsThe Boundary Region, Smoothing and External FieldsThe Magnetic Flux Density FunctionModel CreationProgram Installation and UseSample ResultsReferencesAppendix: Source CodeIndex to Source Code ProceduresIndex

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