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!

Help~ Stoke's Theorem

  1. Aug 27, 2007 #1
    Given the field [tex]H=\frac{1}{2}cos\frac{\phi}{2}\hat{\rho}-sin\frac{\phi}{2}\hat{\phi}[/tex],evaluate both sides of Stokes’ theorem for the path formed by the intersection of the cylinder [tex]\rho = 3[/tex] and the plane z = 2, and for the surface defined by [tex]\rho = 3[/tex], 0<z<2 , and z = 0, 0<[tex]\rho[/tex]<3.

    I have problem at [tex]\frac{1}{2}cos\frac{\phi}{2}\hat{\rho}[/tex] part.

    when i do line integral , the dot product of rho and phi will gives me zero

    but when i do surface integral, after doing the curl, i will get z vector, dot with the surface with z vector also, i will obtain a value but not zero.

    i cannot get LHS and RHS equal

    Anyone can help me solve this, thanks!
     
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2007
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 27, 2007 #2

    siddharth

    User Avatar
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    What have you done? The forum rules are that you need to show your work before you get some help.
     
  4. Aug 28, 2007 #3

    siddharth

    User Avatar
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    I don't see how you got that. Can you post the line integral you evaluated?
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?



Similar Discussions: Help~ Stoke's Theorem
  1. Stokes theorem help (Replies: 4)

Loading...