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AakashSudhakar
 one year ago
[Calculus 3] If anyone can help me with the following integral, that'd be great! Thanks!
AakashSudhakar
 one year ago
[Calculus 3] If anyone can help me with the following integral, that'd be great! Thanks!

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AakashSudhakar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Use the Divergence Theorem to evaluate \[\int\limits_{ }^{ }\int\limits_{S}^{ }FdS\]where \[F = <3x^3,3y^3,z^3>\]and S is the sphere (x^2) + (y^2) + (z^2) = 1 oriented by the upward normal.

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@mathmate might be able to help!

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3what does divergence thm say ?

AakashSudhakar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Divergence Theorem states that I can convert a surface integral of a vector field F with respect to dS into a triple integral of the divergence of the vector field div(F) with respect to dV. I know my div(F) is right and I try to convert the bounds of the volumetric integral appropriately, but I cannot seem to get the final answer correct.

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3are you using spherical coordinates ?

Empty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1At the very least, calculate the divergence. :P

AakashSudhakar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I am converting to spherical coordinates. My bounds end up being rho going from 0 to 1, phi going from 0 to pi, and theta going from 0 to 2*pi. That's when I substitute appropriate spherical expressions for my div(F) and factor in the Jacobian.

Empty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hint: \[6z^26z^2=0\] You can add 0 to anything and it doesn't change it, but sometimes it can make a big difference. ;P

AakashSudhakar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1My div(F) is 9(x^2) + 9(y^2) + 3(z^2), and after converting to spherical coordinates and simplifying appropriately (including factoring in the spherical Jacobian), I get my integral and integrand to be as follows: \[3 \int\limits_{0}^{2 \pi}\int\limits_{0}^{\pi}\int\limits_{0}^{1}\rho^4(3 \sin^2 (\theta) \sin(\phi) + \sin(\phi) \cos^2 (\phi)) d \rho d \phi d \theta\]Am I setting this up wrong?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3\[\begin{align}\iint\limits_{S}\vec{F}\cdot d\vec{S} &= \iiint\limits_D \text{div}(\vec{F})\, dV\\~\\ &= \iiint\limits_D 9x^2+9y^2+3z^26z^2\, dV\\~\\ &= \iiint\limits_D 9(x^2+y^2+z^2)6z^2\, dV\\~\\ &= \iiint\limits_D 9\rho^26(\rho\cos\phi)^2\, dV\\~\\ \end{align}\]

AakashSudhakar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Is that technique of adding and subtracting a common expression to net a simpler integrand a common one? It's useful, obviously, but I've never really seen it used yet, at least by my professor(s).

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3translating to spherical and simplifying the trig should give you the same expression

AakashSudhakar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I attempted to translate to spherical and substitute any and all trig functions that could make it easier to integrate, but apparently I must've messed something up. Now that I'm working through it, I can tell immediately a few terms that I must've added unnecessarily in my initial integration attempts. Let's see if this time works!

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3setting up the integral, bounds, jacobian is the key. evaluating is not so much important, you may use wolfram to evaluate it

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3that 6z^26z^2 thingy is just an observation, final answer wont change if that idea doesn't strike to you

AakashSudhakar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1My final answer turned out to be 28*pi/5, which happens to be correct. Thanks for all your help, everyone! That's definitely an effective trick that I wasn't aware of, that method of adding/subtracting 'null' terms to further simplify an integrand expression. I'll definitely keep that in mind.

Empty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah similarly it's helpful if you can make the function or shape you're integrating over as symmetric as possible you'll have a better time. Think of it as like a higher dimensional version of how the integral of an even function from a to +a is the same as 2* the integral from 0 to a or how odd functions will have their own symmetry to exploit.

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3idk why that link is messed up, but incase you're not familiar with it, just so you know... you may enter the integrand/bounds manually in that link for evaluating the integral in spherical coordinates http://i.gyazo.com/dd083309ef5104820373658aa5f4ad46.png
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