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Switch the divergence coordinate system

  • #1

Homework Statement


i have the divergence in the (x,y,z) Cartesian as [tex]\frac{dA_x}{dx}+\frac{dA_y}{dy}+\frac{dA_z}{dz} [/tex]

and the assignment is to transfer it to cylindrical system [tex](r,{\phi},z)[/tex], by any way i choose.



Homework Equations




tried with the chain rule, but i am doing something wrong, though
i get the gradient in the cylindrical system
 

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It is impossible to tell you what, if anything, you are doing wrong if we cannot see what you did!
 
  • #3
look at 1 then 2

then there is 1+2

in the left side there are some derivatives , and variables
transformation to explain


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