can someone please clarify for me what is the difference btw gradient vector field and directional derivative? im new to this topic and am completely lost:'(
can someone please clarify for me what is the difference btw gradient vector field and directional derivative? im new to this topic and am completely lost:'(
thanks so much!
The gradient is a vector:
The directional derivative is the dot product between your unit vector and the gradient: , which is a scalar quantity.