vector analysis


vector analysis
analysis of a directed quantity to determine both its magnitude and its direction, e.g., analysis of the scalar electrocardiogram to determine the magnitude and direction of the electromotive force for one complete cycle of the heart.

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  • vector analysis — n. the application of calculus to the study and use of vectors …   English World dictionary

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  • vector analysis — noun : a branch of mathematics that treats of vectors * * * the branch of calculus that deals with vectors and processes involving vectors …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vector Analysis (Gibbs/Wilson) — Vector Analysis is a book on vector calculus first published in 1901 by Edwin Bidwell Wilson. Its subtitle is A Text book for the use of students of mathematics and physics, founded upon the lectures of J. Willard Gibbs Ph.D. LL.D. This textbook… …   Wikipedia

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  • analysis — /euh nal euh sis/, n., pl. analyses / seez /. 1. the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements (opposed to synthesis). 2. this process as a method of studying the nature of something or of determining its… …   Universalium

  • vector — vectorial /vek tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. vectorially, adv. /vek teuhr/, n. 1. Math. a. a quantity possessing both magnitude and direction, represented by an arrow the direction of which indicates the direction of the quantity and the length of… …   Universalium