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To find vectors in cylindrical system

  1. Jul 17, 2012 #1
    is there any way to find vector in cylindrical system without converting the variable of cylindrical system to Cartesian system?
    advanced thanks
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 17, 2012 #2
    Is there a specific problem involved, and, if so, what is it? Are you trying to represent a position vector from the origin to a particular location in space using cylindrical coordinates? If this is the case, the vector is simply (r ir + z iz), where the i's are the unit vectors in cylindrical coordinates.
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