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Scalar function satisfying div f=F

  1. Mar 14, 2012 #1
    What's the algorithm for finding scalar function satisfying div f=F if I know vector F?
     
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  3. Mar 15, 2012 #2

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    There isn't one. div is not defined on scalars and the divergence of a vector would be a scalar. What did you really mean to ask?
     
  4. Mar 15, 2012 #3
    Sorry, I meant grad f=F, and I want to get scalar function f from vector F (for instance electric potential from electric intensity).
     
  5. Mar 15, 2012 #4

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  6. Mar 15, 2012 #5
    thanks, that's exactly what i was looking for
     
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