The Classical Theory of Fields

The Classical Theory of Fields

4th Edition - June 30, 1980

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  • Editor: L D Landau
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483293288

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Translated from the 6th Russian edition, this latest edition contains seven new sections with chapters on General Relativity, Gravitational Waves and Relativistic Cosmology, where Professor Lifshitz's interests lay. The text of the 3rd English edition has been thoroughly revised and additional problems inserted

Table of Contents

  • (partial) Preface to the 6th Russian edition, 2nd and 3rd English editions

    The principle of relativity

    Relativistic mechanics

    Charges in electromagnetic fields

    The electromagnetic field equations

    Constant electromagnetic fields

    Electromagnetic waves

    The propagation of light

    The field of moving charges

    Radiation of electromagnetic waves

    Particle in a gravitational field

    The gravitational field equation

    The field of gravitational bodies

    Gravitational waves

    Relativistic cosmology


Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1980
  • Published: June 30, 1980
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483293288

About the Editor

L D Landau

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Physical Problems, U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences

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