Soviet Physics Journal

, Volume 27, Issue 8, pp 709–712 | Cite as

Variational estimates in electrostatics. Capacitance of a plane capacitor

  • V. P. Kazantsev
Physics of Elementary Particles and Field Theory


Simple variational inequalities for the capacitance of a plane capacitor, which demonstrate the effectiveness of the variational approach to problems of electrostatics which are usually explained only quantitatively, can be proven completely rigorously and simply with the variational inequalities.


Variational Inequality Variational Estimate Variational Approach Plane Capacitor 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Kazantsev
    • 1
  1. 1.Krasnoyarsk State UniversityUSSR

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