A Manifest Failure of Grassmann's Force

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Scientific Paper
Title A Manifest Failure of Grassmann\'s Force
Author(s) Jorge A Guala-Valverde, Ricardo A Achilles
Keywords classical electrodynamics, torque-production mechanism, Grassmann's Force
Published 2008
Journal Apeiron
Volume 15
Number 2
No. of pages 5
Pages 591-4


The growing interest in a thorough revision of the tenets of classical electrodynamics compels us to reconsider the torque-production mechanism presently applied to homopolar machines founded - indistinctively - on Ampere's or Grassmann's basis. Recent crucial experimentation definitely rules out the latter rationale for its physical inconsistency.