Loading...

What is the Curl? Chris Tisdell UNSW

33,461 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Uploaded on May 11, 2009

This lecture gently introduces the idea of a the "curl" of a vector field. The curl is one of the basic operations of vector calculus. Dr Chris Tisdell discusses the definition of the curl and how to compute it. Plently of examples are provided. A physical interpretation of the curl is also presented in terms of circulation density. Basically speaking, curl measures the tendency of a vector field to "swirl" around a point.

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License

Loading...

When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...