geoana.em.static.ElectrostaticSphere#

Inheritance diagram of ElectrostaticSphere
class geoana.em.static.ElectrostaticSphere(radius, sigma_sphere, sigma_background, primary_field=None, location=None)#

Class for electrostatic solutions for a sphere in a wholespace.

The ElectrostaticSphere class is used to analytically compute the electric potentials, fields, currents and charge densities for a sphere in a wholespace.

Parameters
radiusfloat

radius of sphere (m).

sigma_spherefloat

conductivity of target sphere (S/m).

sigma_backgroundfloat

background conductivity (S/m).

primary_field(3) array_like, optional

amplitude of primary electric field. Default is (1, 0, 0).

location(3) array_like, optional

center of the sphere. Default is (0, 0, 0).

Attributes

location

Center of the sphere.

primary_field

Amplitude of the primary current density.

radius

Radius of the sphere in meters.

sigma_background

Electrical conductivity of the background in S/m.

sigma_sphere

Electrical conductivity of the sphere in S/m.

Methods

charge_density(xyz[, dr])

charge density on the surface of a sphere in a uniform wholespace

current_density(xyz[, field])

Current density for a sphere in a uniform wholespace

electric_field(xyz[, field])

Electric field for a sphere in a uniform wholespace

potential(xyz[, field])

Electric potential for a conductive sphere in a uniform electrostatic field.