Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 805–828 | Cite as

Computational Electromagnetism by the Method of Least Action

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Abstract

A new general method of computational electromagnetism based on extremizing the electromagnetic action using the geometric algebra of space-time is described. Special cases include a boundary element method and a finite element method. These methods are derived and discussed, computational examples given, and compared with some well known methods of computational electromagnetism.

Keywords

Computational electromagnetism Least action Lagrangian Geometric algebra 

Mathematics Subject Classification

83A05 78M10 51P05 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Continuum Technology, Inc.AnacortesUSA

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