Working with vectors symbolically
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- Subject: [mg93606] Working with vectors symbolically
- From: cool-RR <ram.rachum at gmail.com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 06:19:07 -0500 (EST)
I need a CAS for working with vectors symbolically. I am accustomed to using Mathematica for my symbolic math work, but it seems that Mathematica is not up for the task. So I am hoping that you can either show me how to do it in Mathematica, or refer me to some other CAS that can handle this. [Do this my email to the author - moderator] What I do are equations relating to electromagnetic fields. I have long equations which are filled with scalar products and cross products of vectors. Right now I have to simplify these equations by hand. I want to be able to simplify them automatically... Also taking limits. Mathematica has trouble taking limits on equations involving vectors. So anyone has any advice to offer? Thanks, Ram Rachum.