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Homework Help: Vector operations in polar coordinates?

  1. Jan 31, 2005 #1
    Is it possible to do vector operations in polar coordinates?
     
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  3. Jan 31, 2005 #2
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  4. Jan 31, 2005 #3

    dextercioby

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    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 [itex] (\vec{i},\vec{j}) [/itex]

    And for spherical it gets worse...

    Daniel.
     
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