## Elements of the Theory of the Newtonian Potential Function |

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action angle apply approaches attracting mass average axes axis body called cavity centre charge circuit closed surface component concentrated conductor cone considered constant continuous coördinates corresponding curve cylinder density derivatives direction distance distribution divided drawn earth electricity electromotive force element ellipsoid energy equal equation equipotential surfaces everywhere evidently expression face field finite force given gives homogeneous induction infinite infinity inside integral intensity length limit lines of force magnetic matter medium move negative normal origin parallel particle perpendicular placed plane polarization portion positive potential function due Prove quantity radius ratio region repelling represents resistance respectively resultant satisfies shell Show side smaller space sphere spherical surface straight surface surface integral taken Theorem tion tube uniform unit vector volume whole wire zero

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