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Title-Vector (Code-09010103)

S.N Unit Topic Domain Hours as per UGC
1 one 1.      Scalar and vector product of three vectors and four vectors,

2.      Reciprocal vectors

3.      Vector differentiation

4.      Scalar valued point function and vector valued point function,

5.      Derivative along curve,

6.      Directional derivatives.

Must Know 15
2 Two 1.      Gradient of scalar point function,

2.      Divergence and curl of a vector point function,

3.      Characters of Div f and curl f of a vector point function

4.      Gradient, Divergence and curl of sums and product and their related vector identities,

5.      Laplacian operator,

6.      Gradient, Divergence curl  and Laplacian operator in terms of orthogonal curvilinear coordinates, Cylindrical coordinates and Spherical coordinates.

Must know 15
3 Three 1.      Vector integration; line integration,

2.      Surface integration

3.      Volume integration

4.      Theorems of Gauss, Green and Stokes and problem based on these theorems

Must know


Nice to know


Books Recommended:

  1. Murrary R. spiegal : Theory end Problems of Advanced Calculus, Schaum Publishing Company, New York.
  2. Shanti Narayana : A Text Book of Vector Calculus. S. Chand & Co., New Delhi.