Applied Vector Analysis

Applied Vector Analysis

Hardcover(Older Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780849310881
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/27/2001
Series: Electrical Engineering Textbook Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND


Introduction
Hamilton's Quaternions
Grassmann's Calculus of Extension
The Work of Maxwell
Modern Vector Analysis
Other Contributions
ALGEBRA
Addition and Subtraction of Vectors
Scalar and Vector Products
Scalar and Vector Projections
Cartesian Frame of Reference
Vector Algebra Using Coordinates
Mixed Product in Coordinate Form
Vector Representation Using Coordinates
Lines and Planes Using Vector Algebra
The Equation of a Plane
Partial Derivatives
Iterated Partial Derivatives
Exercises
VECTOR FUNCTIONS
Vector Differentiation
Geometric Interpretation of R'
Higher-Order Derivatives
Curves, Length and Arc Length
Motion on a Curve, Velocity and Acceleration
Curvature, Components of Acceleration
Curvature, Tangential and Normal Components of Acceleration
Exercises
THE DEL OPERATOR
Gradient Characterizes Maximum Increase
Tangent Planes and Normal Lines
Tangent Planes
Normal Lines
Divergence and Curl of a Vector Field
Physical Interpretation of Divergence
Physical Interpretation of the Curl
The Laplacian Operator
Vector Identities
Exercises
INTEGRALS
Introduction
Line Integrals and Vector Functions
Work
Line Integrals Independent of Path
Conservative Vector Fields
Surface Integrals
Orientation of a Surface
Volume Integration
Triple Integrals in cylindrical Coordinates
Triple Integrals in Spherical Coordinates
Exercises
INTEGRAL THEOREMS
Green's Theorem
Region with Holes
Integrals Over Vector Fields
Stokes Theorem
Green's Theorrem in 3-D
The Divergence Theorem
Exercises
APPLICATIONS
Introduction
Accerleration Vector
Continuity Equation of Fluid Flow
Continuity Equation and Heat Conduction
Poisson's Equation
Vectors in Electromagnetic Theory
The Continuity Equation Again
Maxwell's Equations for Electromagnetic Fields
Waves Solutions of Maxwell's Equations
Ocean Wave Interactions
Solution Techniques for Snl
Graphical Simulation of a Vector Field
Exercises
BIBLIOGRAPHY
APPENDICES
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises
Vector Formulae at a Glance

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