Four Introductory Examples of Two-Dimensional Vector Fields

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A vector field in is a function that assigns to each point in a vector , where and are functions defined on . The vector is drawn so that its tail is at the point . This Demonstration gives four introductory examples of vector fields.

Contributed by: Laura R. Lynch (May 2014)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




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