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Constant scalar field

  1. Apr 28, 2015 #1
    What does it mean if a scalar field φ is said to be constant on a surface S? Does φ then have a particular mathematical relationship with S?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 28, 2015 #2
    It means that the gradient of the scalar field is normal to S.

    Chet
     
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