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Which textbook in Electrodynamics which emphasizes practical applications and real life examples would you recommend for undergraduates?

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Staelin's Electromagnetic Waves. This is really for engineers, focusing on EM radiation with antennas and transmission lines.

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Thanks Chris. I didn't mean engineering applications like transmission lines and waveguides, but simply applications from everyday life for the curious students. –  Tarek Feb 10 '12 at 17:21

I would recommend you some Soviet Classics.

I E Irodov's Basic Laws of Electromagnetism is a good book to start with. For application-level problms, see his Problems in General Physics.

And since you are so curious, it must be the right choice.

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