PHY2061 R. D. Field Department of Physics div_1.doc Univesity of Florida Divergence of a Vector FunctionLet zzyxFyzyxFxzyxFzyxFzyxˆ),,(ˆ)..(ˆ),,(),,(++=!be a vector function of position. The divergence of a vector function is the flux out of a volume, V, per unit volume, in the limit of infinitesimal V. It is the surface integral per unit volume as the volume enclosed by the surface goes to zero: ⋅=⋅∇=∫→SurfaceClosedVAdFVFFdiv!!!!!1lim)(0Symbols:
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