Electromagnetic Force Densities in a Continuous Medium

  • François Henrotte
  • Kay Hameyer
Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 4)


The paper introduces a systematic procedure to derive the expression of the Maxwell stress tensor associated with a given expression of the electromagnetic energy density.


Force Density Induction Field Virtual Work Principle Magnet Omotive Force Maxwell Stress Tensor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • François Henrotte
    • 1
  • Kay Hameyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Dep. ESAT, Div. ELECTAKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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