By R. Shankar
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Differential Calculus of Many Variables Let us begin with a function f(x,y) of two variables. For example (x,y) could label points in the plane and f could be some function such as the temperature T(x,y) or h(x,y), the elevation above sea level. The partial derivative with respect to, say x, is defined as of ox =fa:= lim f(x+Ax,y)-f(x,y). 1) Thus, to find tlte partial derivative along x, we imagine moving infinitesimally in just the x-direction and measuring the rate of change. Operationally this means that while taking the x-partial derivative, we treat y as a constant since it is indeed held constant.
2. Some Tricks of the Trade The tricks one uses to evaluate integrals are so numerous that we cannot hope to cover them all here. There are however two fundamental ploys that are frequently employed. These are • Substitution or change of variable. • Differentiating with respect to a parameter. 1) x2dx (x3 + 4)2. j x2 - Xt Let us say we only know to integrate powers of x. The integrand f here does not have that form. We will now bring it to that form by a change of variable. 3) Our original goal was to plot f as a function of x, chop the region between Xt and x 2 into segments of width dx, evaluate the products f (x )dx over the segments and add them all up in the appropriate limit.
10) which, upon comparing to the derivative of Eqn. 8), tells us r. 11) Consider now an arc of the circle which subtends an angle 9 at the center as shown in the Fig. 5. The arc length 8 is a linear function of the angle subtended, 8. That is to say, if you double the angle, you double the arc length. It is also a linear function of the radius: if you blow up the radius by a factor 2, you double the arc length. (The 21 Differential Calculus of One Variable answer also follows from dimensional analysis.
Basic Training in Mathematics: A Fitness Program for Science Students by R. Shankar