from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The physics of electrostatic phenomena.
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- n. the branch of physics that deals with static electricity; that is, with the force exerted by an unchanging electric field upon a charged object
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That branch of science which treats of statical electricity or electric force in a state of rest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science which treats of the phenomena of statical electricity (see electricity), as the mutual attractions or repulsions of electrified bodies, the measurement and distribution of charges of electricity, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the branch of physics that deals with static electricity
Any smaller and you have to start to take into account interparticle forces such as electrostatics and Van der Waals.
So according to Anaconda, then Gauss's Laws for electrostatics and magnostatics must be; rho/ epsilon0 = 0, where rho is the charge density and epsilon0 is the permittivity.
Or have you decided to rewrite electrostatics as well as electromagnetism?
There's more to electrostatics than this, of course, but in any case it's an approximation … and its domain of applicability is environments in which there are no magnetic fields or electric currents actually, that any such that there are are constant – do not vary with time – or change only very slowly.
Last year mine sucked on electrostatics, this year I broke it up into two pieces, spent more time on each piece and they STILL sucked at it.
Students at Northeastern University in Boston have created an interactive interface that harnesses electrostatics to give you 3D control just by waving your hand in front of a computer.
In 1907 Cottrell applied electrostatics to a different process: a successful court suit filed by Solano County, California, against the Selby Smelting and Lead Company required the smelter to clean up its sulfurous smoke.
I am learning a great deal of electrostatics in consequence of the perpetual cross-examination to which I am subjected.
He deposited the soggy ants back onto the medicine-ball-sized planet, his hands tingling from the electrostatics that served in place of gravity on the small sphere.
Sasaru chemistry, Sasaru metallurgy, Sasaru electrostatics.