By Franco M. Capaldi

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E. f. δij δij = 3. εijk εijk = 6. δij εijk = 0. εijk aj ak = 0. εiks εmks = 2δim . εamn εars + εams εanr = εamr εans . 2. Using index notation, show that a. b. c. d. e. (a × b) · (c × d) = (a · c)(b · d) − (a · d)(b · c). (a × b) × (c × d) = b(a · (c × d)) − a(b · (c × d)). a × (b × c) + b × (c × a) + c × (a × b) = 0. (a × b) · (b × c) × (c × a) = (a · (b × c))2 . tr(A · B · C) = tr(C · A · B). 9 Integral Theorems 3. If v is a vector and ξr ≡ 21 εrst vt,s , show that a. ξr,r = 0. b. vi,k − vk,i = 2εijk ξj .

This gives ∂ b1 (e 1 · n) dS = = = ∂ p ∂ p ∂ p b1 (e 1 · n) dA + |e1 · n| ∂ p b1 (e 1 · n) dA |e1 · n| b1 (fb (x2 , x3 ) , x2 , x3 ) dA − ∂ b1 (fa (x2 , x3 ) , x2 , x3 ) dA p {b1 (fb (x2 , x3 ) , x2 , x3 ) − b1 (fa (x2 , x3 ) , x2 , x3 )} dA. We will note that we can write the integrand as an integral over the derivative of b1 as b1 (fb (x2 , x3 ) , x2 , x3 ) − b1 (fa (x2 , x3 ) , x2 , x3 ) = fb (x2 ,x3 ) fa (x2 ,x3 ) ∂b1 dx1 . ∂x1 Substituting this into the original surface integral gives ∂ b1 (e 1 · n) dS = fb (x2 ,x3 ) ∂ p fa (x2 ,x3 ) ∂b1 dx1 dA.

X1 Substituting this into the original surface integral gives ∂ b1 (e 1 · n) dS = fb (x2 ,x3 ) ∂ p fa (x2 ,x3 ) ∂b1 dx1 dA. ∂x1 The term on the right is a volume integral ∂ b1 (e 1 · n) dS = ∂b1 dV. ∂x1 Repeating the identical analysis in the x2 and x3 directions gives us the ﬁnal result ∂b1 ∂b2 ∂b3 + + dV = ∂x1 ∂x2 ∂x3 ∇ · bdV = ∂ ∂ (b1 (e 1 · n) + b2 (e 2 · n) + b3 (e 3 · n)) dS, n · bdS. EXERCISES 1. Show that a. b. c. d. e. f. δij δij = 3. εijk εijk = 6. δij εijk = 0. εijk aj ak = 0. εiks εmks = 2δim .