3.5 Divergence and Curl

Lesson Objectives

Extend our notion of divergence and curl to three dimensions.

Lesson Content

  1. Divergence and Curl (Misener)
  2. Curl of a Vector Field (MathisPower)
  3. Divergence of a Vector Field (MathisPower)

Lesson Readings

  1. The Idea of Curl (MathInsight)
  2. Paul’s Online Math Notes

Lesson Practice Exercises/Activities

  1. Problems and Solutions (Harvard)
  2. Worked Example (MathInsight)
  3. Explanation, Examples, and Problems with Solutions (Whitman)