• Comparison between Weber’s electrodynamics and classical electrodynamics

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      Weber’s electrodynamics; Maxwell’s equations; Lorentz’s force; classical electromagnetism

    • Abstract

       

      We present the main aspects of Weber’s electrodynamics and of Maxwell’s equations. We discuss Maxwell’s point of view related to Weber’s electrodynamics. We compare Weber’s force with Lorentz’s force. We analyse the relation between Weber’s law and Maxwell’s equations. Finally, we discuss some experiments performed and proposed with which we can distinguish Weber’s force from Lorentz’s one.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      A K T Assis1 2 H Torres Silva1

      1. Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad de Tarapaca, Av. 18 de Septiembre 2222, Arica, Chile
      2. Instituto de Física ‘Gleb Wataghin’, Universidade Estadual de Campinas - Unicamp, Campinas, São Paulo - 13083-970, Brasil
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