3.1 Vector Fields

Lesson Objectives

Combine the concept of vector-valued functions and functions of several variables to introduce the notion of vector fields and explore the applications in two and three dimensions.

Lesson Content

  1. Sketching Vector Fields (JMT)
  2. Intro to Vector Fields (MathisPower)
  3. Vector Fields (Tisdell)

Lesson Readings

  1. Paul’s Online Notes
  2. Vector Fields with Applet (MathInsight)

Lesson Practice Exercises/Activities

  1. Explanation and Problems with Solutions (Whitman)
  2. Examples & Applications (etsu
  3. Problems with Solutions (Harvard)