References on surface charge in circuits

Since the role of surface charge in circuits is not very well known in the physics community, we list a number of relevant references. We would be happy to send you a preprint of an article we have submitted to the American Journal of Physics titled "A unified treatment of electrostatics and circuits," by Bruce Sherwood and Ruth Chabay, or you can obtain this preprint as an Acrobat file.

H. Haertel, "The electric voltage," in Aspects of understanding electricity: Proceedings of an international conference, edited by R. Duit, W. Jung, and C. von Rhöneck (IPN/Schmidt & Klaunig, Kiel, Germany, 1985), pp. 353-362.

H. Haertel, A qualitative approach to electricity, Report # IRL87-0001 (Institute for Research on Learning Palo Alto, CA, 1987).

M. A. Heald, "Electric fields and charges in elementary circuits," American Journal of Physics, 52, 522-526 (1984).

O. Jefimenko, "Demonstration of the electric fields of current-carrying conductors," American Journal of Physics, 30, 19-21 (1962).

O. Jefimenko, Electricity and Magnetism (Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 1966), pp. 299-304.

A. Marcus, "The electric field associated with a steady current in long cylindrical conductor," American Journal of Physics, 9, 225-226 (1941).

W. R. Moreau, S. G. Ryan, S. J. Beuzenberg, and R. W. G. Syme, "Charge density in circuits," American Journal of Physics, 53, 552-553 (1985).

W. R. Moreau, "Charge distributions on DC circuits and Kirchhoff's laws," European Journal of Physics, 10, 286-290 (1989).

S. Parker, "Electrostatics and current flow," American Journal of Physics, 38, 720-723 (1970).

W. G. V. Rosser, "Magnitudes of surface charge distributions associated with electric current flow," American Journal of Physics, 38, 265-266 (1970).

W. G. V. Rosser, "What makes an electric current 'flow'," American Journal of Physics, 31, 884-885 (1963).

B. A. Sherwood and R. W. Chabay, "Electrical interactions and the atomic structure of matter: adding qualitative reasoning to a calculus-based electricity and magnetism course," in Learning Electricity and Electronics with Advanced Educational Technology, NATO ASI Series F, Vol. 115, edited by M. Caillot (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1993), pp. 23-35.

A. Sommerfeld, Electrodynamics (Academic Press, New York, 1952), 125-130.

A. Walz, "Fields that accompany currents," in Aspects of understanding electricity: Proceedings of an international conference, edited by R. Duit, W. Jung, and C. von Rhöneck (IPN/Schmidt & Klaunig, Kiel, Germany, 1985), pp. 403-412.

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