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Lecture07_Part_B_Par - Partial Derivatives This unit is based on Section 9.4 Chapter 9 All assigned readings and exercises are from the textbook

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1 Partial Derivatives ± This unit is based on Section 9.4 , Chapter 9. ± All assigned readings and exercises are from the textbook ± Objectives : Make certain that you can define, and use in context, the terms, concepts and formulas listed below: 1. calculate the partial derivatives of a given multi-variable function. 2. determine the value of a partial derivative of a known function at a given point. 3. calculate the second-order partial derivatives of a given equation. 4. apply the Chain Rule ± Reading : Read Section 9.4, pages 467-472. ± Exercises : Complete problems ± Prerequisites : Before starting this Section you should . . . 9 be familiar with the concept of a function 9 be familiar with the concept of differentiation 9 be familiar with 3D coordinate system
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2 Functions of Several Variables ± Many scalar and vector quantities in physics and engineering are functions of multiple variables ± Scalar Quantities : Temperature, Electric Potential, Vibrating string ± Vector Quantities : Electric Field, Magnetic Field, Current Density,
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2010 for the course ENGR 233 taught by Professor S.samuelli during the Winter '10 term at Concordia Canada.

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Lecture07_Part_B_Par - Partial Derivatives This unit is based on Section 9.4 Chapter 9 All assigned readings and exercises are from the textbook

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