Re: How to evaluate the Laplacian of a function as a function?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg114354] Re: How to evaluate the Laplacian of a function as a function?*From*: dr DanW <dmaxwarren at gmail.com>*Date*: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 05:37:44 -0500 (EST)*References*: <id4sma$ci5$1@smc.vnet.net>

This is a pattern I use a lot for exactly the same problem. Try: LaplacianOfFunc = Function[{Xx, Yy}, Evaluate[Laplacian[func[Xx, Yy]]]] Now you can use LaplacianOfFunc as a function in two variables, as in Plot3D[LaplacianOfFunc[x, y], {x, 0, 6}, {y, 0, 6}] Enjoy, Daniel