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Mathematical Conventions

  • Scaler variables are given in italic lower-case type.
  • Scaler constants are given in italic upper-case type.
  • Vectors are given in bold type using lower case symbols except where they represent fields in which case they are capitalised.
  • The magnitude of a vector uses the same symbol but in italic type.
  • Matrices are given in bold upper-case type.
In a derivative or integral the d is not italicized.
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