1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Generation of differential constant

  1. Oct 22, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What is the name of the following very small unit?

    [tex] {f}'(x) h [/tex]

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I know the name in Finnish "Differentiaalikehitelma", but not in English.
    However, I have not managed to find help about the method which my professor says is very important.

    My suggestion for the name is "generation of differential constant".
    However, I have not managed to find any help concerning the unit.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 22, 2009 #2
    I think what you're talking about is
    [tex] df = \frac{df}{dx}dx= f'(x) dx.[/tex]​
    If that is what you're talking about, then we'd call a "differential form".
     
  4. Oct 22, 2009 #3
    Your equation makes sense.
    What is the name of it?
     
  5. Oct 23, 2009 #4
    The differential of f.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Generation of differential constant
Loading...