# 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.