
#1
Mar1412, 04:05 PM

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What's the algorithm for finding scalar function satisfying div f=F if I know vector F?




#2
Mar1512, 03:45 PM

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There isn't one. div is not defined on scalars and the divergence of a vector would be a scalar. What did you really mean to ask?




#3
Mar1512, 06:39 PM

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Sorry, I meant grad f=F, and I want to get scalar function f from vector F (for instance electric potential from electric intensity).




#4
Mar1512, 07:38 PM

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Scalar function satisfying div f=F 



#5
Mar1512, 08:03 PM

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thanks, that's exactly what i was looking for



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