By B. Hague D.SC., PH.D., F.C.G.I. (auth.)

The relevant adjustments that i've got made in getting ready this revised variation of the booklet are the subsequent. (i) Carefuily chosen labored and unworked examples were additional to 6 of the chapters. those examples were taken from type and measure exam papers set during this college and i'm thankful to the college court docket for permission to exploit them. (ii) a few extra subject at the geometrieaI software of veetors has been integrated in bankruptcy 1. (iii) Chapters four and five were mixed into one bankruptcy, a few fabric has been rearranged and a few additional fabric additional. (iv) The bankruptcy on int~gral theorems, now bankruptcy five, has been improved to incorporate an altemative facts of Gauss's theorem, a treatmeot of Green's theorem and a extra prolonged discussioo of the class of vector fields. (v) the single significant swap made in what are actually Chapters 6 and seven is the deletioo of the dialogue of the DOW out of date pot funetioo. (vi) A small a part of bankruptcy eight on Maxwell's equations has been rewritten to offer a fuller account of using scalar and veetor potentials in eleetromagnetic concept, and the devices hired were replaced to the m.k.s. system.

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27(b) with sides dx, dy, its normal being along the axis of Z. Since the reetangle is very small, the value of the component of V at the middle of any side may reasonably be taken as the average value along that side; the arrows show the directions in which the components act. Since Vz, V", Vz are funetions of the co-ordinates (x, y, z) of the middle of the rectangle, the average values along the four sides ah, be, de, ad, 51 THE OPERA TOR V AND ITS USES respectively, are VII 1 oVII +i ax- dx , The line integral around the contour abcd is, therefore, [( V" 1 oV" dx) + 'ia; 1 oV" )] dy - ( V" - iax-dx + x x [( Vx - "21 oV dy ) - ( Vx + "21 oV dy )] dx, ay ay that is, _ OVx) dx dy.

4. If a, b, c are vectors such that bxc=cxa=axb, prove that ax~+b+~=bx~+b+~=cx~+b+~=a Deduce that if, further, a, b, e are non-zero vectors and not all parallel, then a+b+c=O. S. The veetors u, v, w are unit vectors such that v and w both make an angle 8 with u. Prove that the VectOf a = v - w is perpendicular to the veetor u and to the vector b = - u + v + w. IT b is perpendicular to u, show that 8 = 60°. If, further, ahas length I, find the angle between v and wand obtain the volume of the cuboid whose sides are U, a, b.

We have here an important case in which a veetor field is derived from a scalar field by the process of finding the gradient of the tatter. It does not necessarily follow conversely that all vector fields can be expressed as the gradient of a scalar function. Let Vs be a vector which is derived from a scalar S through the relationship Va = gradS = VS. In fig. 25 draw any path, such as that marked path I, between two points A and B in the vector field and let Vs make an angle 8 with o Ftgure 25 Une integrals in a Iamellar field the element ds ot the path; then the product of the length of the element and the component of Vs in its direction is, from p.