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Common symbols in PDE terminology

15 Apr

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

ampde_31_3_3

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_4

ampde_31_3_5means

ampde_31_3_6

ampde_31_3_7 means

ampde_31_3_8

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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