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Re: Using mathematica for vector math

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg3798] Re: Using mathematica for vector math
  • From: hohmuth at cipserv1.physik.uni-ulm.de (Lars Hohmuth)
  • Date: Sun, 21 Apr 1996 23:26:36 -0400
  • Organization: Uni Ulm
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <4l79k2$1t9 at ralph.vnet.net> hhowe at trgnet.com (Harold Howe) writes:
>From: hhowe at trgnet.com (Harold Howe)
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>Subject: Using mathematica for vector math
>Date: 19 Apr 1996 05:50:58 GMT

>Greetings,

>I am involved in a project that is intense in vector arithmetic, especially 
>the transformation of vectors from one coordinate system and maybe some 
>graphics.  What built in functions might come in handy?

>I know that this is a pretty broad question, but I am pretty much just looking 
>for suggestions.  If anyone has used Mathematica for these purposes, I'd like 
>to hear about it.  Right now I'd just like to know if mma could be a useful 
>tool for the project.

>Harold Howe
>hhowe at trgnet.com


Broad answer: look at the VectorAnalysis package, especially at commands like 
e.g ToCartesian, CartesianTo....

If you can boil down your question to something more specific, send me an 
e-mail;-)


CU,


Lars Hohmuth
Sektion NMR
Uni Ulm
Germany

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