Homework #2
CHE 5010
Assigned: Thursday, September 08, 2016
Due: Thursday, September 15, 2016
1.
2.
Describe the coordinate surfaces for:
a.
rectangular coordinates
b.
cylindrical coordinates
c.
spherical coordinates
a) Show that the unit vectors
related
Example: The Sky-Diver
A sky-diver has mistakenly strapped a dial thermometer instead of his altimeter
onto his wrist. His error makes the jump more precarious, but allows him to gather some
interesting meteorological data. Assume that the air temperature