Covariant Derivative of a Field along a Curve

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This Demonstration gives a visual representation of the covariant derivative of a field along a curve , induced by a field , where is a Peano surface with parametric equations given by the chart



This covariant derivative has been computed from its representation in terms of the given chart, the field and the corresponding Christoffel symbols:


where are the coefficients of .


Contributed by: Diego Ramos (March 2020)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




[1] Wikipedia. "Covariant Derivative." (3/19/20)

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