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Vector from its Curl

  1. Feb 19, 2010 #1
    Is it possible to find the vector when its curl is known?
     
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  3. Feb 19, 2010 #2

    arildno

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    No.

    To any vector solution, you may add the GRADIENT of a scalar field, and this new vector will be another solution.
     
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