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1: Preliminary Concepts

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    • 1.1: Units
      The term “unit” refers to the measure used to express a physical quantity. For example, the mean radius of the Earth is about 6,371,000 meters; in this case, the unit is the meter.
    • 1.2: Notation
      The list in in this section describes the notation used in this book.
    • 1.3: Coordinate Systems
      The coordinate systems most commonly used in engineering analysis are the Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical systems.
    • 1.4: Electromagnetic Field Theory- A Review
      This section presents a summary of electromagnetic field theory concepts presented in the previous volume.