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I Determining the flux of an arbitrary vector function

  1. Oct 23, 2016 #1
    Hello there. I've been working on trying to re-derive a certain physical formula using vector calculus, and came to a conclusion that in order to derive it, I'll need a way to determine the nature of a certain expression.
    f(v)·da - v={x1,x2,x3,...,xn} and f(v) returns a vector in the same space of v.
    Is there a way to determine if a certain arbitrary function f(v) has a constant Flux, as one would call it, on a closed surface using some other information about f(v) such as its potential (∮f(v)· dv), divergence, etc.?
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2016
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  3. Oct 23, 2016 #2

    Stephen Tashi

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    What flux do you want to be constant? The flux of a given function over a given surface has some numerical value - i.e. it is a constant.
  4. Oct 23, 2016 #3
    Oh, right. o0) Thanks.
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