vector operations in polar coordinates?

by Coeyo
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Is it possible to do vector operations in polar coordinates?
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Justin Lazear
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Jan31-05, 07:23 AM
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Of course.

Edit: Now that I look at what that page has, these might be more useful.

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Quote Quote by Coeyo
Is it possible to do vector operations in polar coordinates?
As you may probably have seen from the links provided,YES...Since we're talking about curvilinear coordinates,the calculations are more difficult than the ones with the old [itex] (\vec{i},\vec{j}) [/itex]

And for spherical it gets worse...


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