The following chapters of Electromagnetic Induction And Its Propagation derive their basis from what has become known as the Faraday-Maxwell concept of electricity, and its further advancement through the pioneering efforts of J.J. Thomson and Oliver Heaviside. Electromagnetic theory, as it is presently understood, can be considered the creation of Oliver Heaviside, despite the prevalent notion that this was the creation of J.C. Maxwell.
As with all theoretical propositions, those of Heaviside were incomplete and lacking in certain details, as were those of Maxwell before him. Thus, these needed further development in order to be applied to electrical engineering. The work of Heaviside was to be advanced by the efforts of Arthur Kennelly and Charles P. Steinmetz, the two figures mostly responsible for electric power, telephone, television, and data transmission engineering.
The objective of this book is to unify the symbols, units, and dimensions established by these important individuals into a comprehensive set of engineering formulations free of the usual overly complex mathematics and delusive theories attendant to any engineering text in current use. It is believed by this author that, in these chapters, a level of clarity has been achieved never before presented in a text of this kind. Accordingly, this can be regarded as an advancement into a comprehensive understanding of the phenomenon of electricity.
Electromagnetic Induction And Its Propagation Part 2 by Eric Dollard will develop a concise representation of the equations of J.C. Maxwell, as applied algebraically to practical engineering scenarios.