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Is this the laplacian?

  1. Jan 16, 2009 #1
    ( * q) does this equal the laplacian or something else?
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  3. Jan 16, 2009 #2


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    I'm going to guess that's supposed to be a dot product on the first nabla? That makes it grad(div(q)). It's equal to the laplacian plus some other stuff. The other stuff is curl(curl(q)).
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