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ERIC Number: EJ828514
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Computation of Surface Integrals of Curl Vector Fields
Hu, Chenglie
PRIMUS, v17 n4 p353-356 Oct 2007
This article presents a way of computing a surface integral when the vector field of the integrand is a curl field. Presented in some advanced calculus textbooks such as [1], the technique, as the author experienced, is simple and applicable. The computation is based on Stokes' theorem in 3-space calculus, and thus provides not only a means to compute (often difficult) surface integrals, but also gives a better understanding of Stokes' theorem.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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