1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal 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!

Jacobian for multi-variable

  1. Jun 4, 2010 #1
    Hi,

    Assume that I have f(u,v,w,h) du dv dw dh and I need only to change three variables (u, v, w) say to other variables called (s, r, t) and keep h as is it is

    So my question can I write this as

    f(u,v,w,h) du dv dw dh = G(r,s,t,h) J(r,s,t) dr ds dt dh

    where J is jacobian transformation. What is the condition that has to be satisfied?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 4, 2010 #2

    mathman

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    You can always do it (as long as the transformation is nice). If you want to be completely consistent, let h' (new) = h (old) so you will be working with a four variable transformation.
     
  4. Jun 4, 2010 #3
    Thanks for your reply!
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Loading...
Similar Threads for Jacobian multi variable Date
Jacobian transformation for finding area Sep 24, 2015
Why is the trace of jacobian=the divergence? Jun 13, 2013
Typesetting multi-line equations Mar 11, 2013
Scale factors and the Jacobian Matrix Mar 11, 2013
Jacobian? Determinant Dec 12, 2012