(Created 2011-09-01.)

VECTOR ANALYSIS | FMFF01 |

**Aim**

To introduce the student to the methods of vector analysis, both theory and applications.

*Knowledge and understanding*

For a passing grade the student must

- know the basic theory and be able to apply it to physical problems.
- be able to use suitable coordinate systems to solve problems with various geometry

*Skills and abilities*

For a passing grade the student must

- be able to analyze and solve problems in vector analysis.
- be able to analyze simple physical problems and find a mathematical description of these.

*Judgement and approach*

For a passing grade the student must

**Contents**

Scalar and vector fields. Gradient and divergence. Surface integrals and the divegence theorem. Applications to heat conduction and electrical currents. Spherical and cylindrical coordinates. Curl and Stokes theorem. Potentials and singular fields.

**Literature**

Not definite.