Common symbols in PDE terminology

15 Apr

The symbol ampde_31_3_2 is the vector differential operator (gradient), defined as


The space coordinates are denoted x1, …, xn, where n represents the number of space dimensions.

The symbol Δ stands for the Laplace operator




ampde_31_3_7 means


where β1 ,  … ,  βn are the components of the vector β.

Adapted from COMSOL Modeling Guide.


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Posted by on April 15, 2010 in Maths


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