Dictionary:Green’s theorem

ADVERTISEMENT
From SEG Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Other languages:
English • ‎español


A form of Gauss's (divergence) theorem relating a volume integral to surface integrals.

If F and G are two scalar functions, then

,

where dv is a volume element and is a directed surface element, represented by . Here is the inward directed normal vector to the surface.

Named for George Green (1793-1841), English mathematician.


Derivation and applications

See derivation and application.


External links

find literature about
Green's theorem
SEG button search.png Datapages button.png GeoScienceWorld button.png OnePetro button.png Schlumberger button.png Google button.png AGI button.png