Vector operations in polar coordinates?

1. Jan 31, 2005

Coeyo

Is it possible to do vector operations in polar coordinates?

2. Jan 31, 2005

Justin Lazear

Last edited: Jan 31, 2005
3. Jan 31, 2005

dextercioby

As you may probably have seen from the links provided,YES...Since we're talking about curvilinear coordinates,the calculations are more difficult than the ones with the old $(\vec{i},\vec{j})$

And for spherical it gets worse...

Daniel.