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Vector Calculus Computation: Finding the divergence
November 25th, 2022
differentiation
homework-and-exercises
vector-fields
Derivative of kinetic energy
August 1st, 2022
differentiation
homework-and-exercises
work
newtonian-mechanics
energy
Maximum electric field of a circular ring
December 26th, 2020
differentiation
electromagnetism
homework-and-exercises
electrostatics
What is the physical interpretation of a differential equation?
February 1st, 2020
kinematics
velocity
differential-equations
differentiation
How to find the intrinsic covariant derivative component?
January 2nd, 2020
general-relativity
differential-geometry
differentiation
covariance
What is the derivative of $\dot{\theta^2}$?
September 15th, 2020
homework-and-exercises
differentiation
Why and how maximum force is $\frac{dF}{dx}=0$?
May 7th, 2020
differentiation
What is the meaning of following expression $C=\frac{\delta Q}{dT}$ mathematically?
December 18th, 2020
mathematical-physics
differentiation
thermodynamics
notation
Why do we need a metric to define gradient?
February 4th, 2021
tensor-calculus
differential-geometry
metric-tensor
differentiation
covariance
Is Del (or Nabla) an operator or a vector?
January 28th, 2020
operators
vectors
differentiation
notation
Question about derivation of kinematics equations
August 1st, 2022
calculus
differentiation
velocity
acceleration
kinematics
Generalized divergence of tensor in GR
October 2nd, 2020
differentiation
definition
tensor-calculus
differential-geometry
general-relativity
How is the second-order covariant derivative of a scalar computed?
August 1st, 2022
differentiation
differential-geometry
general-relativity
homework-and-exercises
metric-tensor
Total and partial derivatives in thermodynamics and Maxwell relations
September 12th, 2020
differentiation
thermodynamics
Exact differentials and state functions
August 1st, 2022
thermodynamics
differentiation
entropy
Derivative of the product of operators and Derivative of exponential
December 27th, 2020
operators
differentiation
Can I find the acceleration or velocity when my displacement-time graph is discontinuous?
August 1st, 2022
differentiation
calculus
kinematics
acceleration
velocity
Vector cross product formula without a second term (Spiegel, Theoretical Mechanics)
October 20th, 2021
differentiation
vectors
reference-frames
rotational-kinematics
notation
Mathematical Definition of Power
August 1st, 2022
power
differentiation
work
forces
newtonian-mechanics
Why do we write $(v\cdot \nabla) v$ instead of $v \cdot (\nabla v)$ for $v_j \frac{\partial}{\partial x_j} v_i$ in the material derivative?
July 1st, 2020
fluid-dynamics
conventions
notation
differentiation
vector-fields
Which Schrödinger equation is correct?
February 21st, 2020
quantum-mechanics
time
time-evolution
differentiation
schroedinger-equation
Geometric meaning of spin connection
August 12th, 2020
differentiation
differential-geometry
general-relativity
Intuition behind differential operators as the basis vectors of a manifold (space-time)
October 7th, 2020
general-relativity
spacetime
differential-geometry
differentiation
vector-fields
Are indices conventionally raised inside or outside of partial derivatives in general relativity?
July 23rd, 2020
differentiation
notation
conventions
differential-geometry
general-relativity
Why is that in the action principle, the Taylor's series is limited to the first order?
August 29th, 2020
variational-principle
lagrangian-formalism
differentiation
approximations
variational-calculus
Is the shorthand $ \partial_{\mu} $ strictly a partial derivative in field theory?
August 4th, 2020
lagrangian-formalism
differentiation
field-theory
notation
variational-calculus
How to interpret the derivative of the Dirac delta potential?
January 14th, 2021
differentiation
dirac-delta-distributions
Hermitian adjoint of 4-gradient in Dirac equation
October 18th, 2020
dirac-equation
dirac-matrices
operators
differentiation
quantum-field-theory
Physical intuition for higher order derivatives
October 23rd, 2020
soft-question
acceleration
differentiation
jerk
kinematics
What vector field property means “is the curl of another vector field?”
August 1st, 2022
vector-fields
differentiation
terminology
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