Symbolic Vector Analysis Using Mathematica śW (Demo)
Hong Qin, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University
1997 Mathematica Visiting Scholar
śW Conventional vector analysis notation is built in.
śW Vector calculations independent of coordinate system.
śW An example from ideal megnetohydrodynamics.
śW Vector analysis in any well-defined coordinate system.
śW Ideal MHD waves in a magnetized plasma (H. Alfven, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1970).
śW Define the linear force operator:
śW Create the matrix for the force operator, solve for the eigenvalues :
śW Define your own coordinate systems through a simple interface. Asymptotic vector analysis is available.
śW Define the particle drift velocities.