How do I solve these:

Where

From the first equation:

From the second equation:

What next?

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- Jul 11th 2009, 03:58 PMfobos3Differentiation Equation Curl, Divergence
How do I solve these:

Where

From the first equation:

From the second equation:

What next? - Jul 11th 2009, 04:11 PMHallsofIvy
Well, you have

**two**equations in**three**unknown functions. In general, that is not enough. - Jul 12th 2009, 04:18 AMfobos3
Found what I was looking for. Helmholtz's Theorem -- from Wolfram MathWorld

- Jul 12th 2009, 08:30 AMHallsofIvy
You realize, I hope, that that does NOT answer your original question. That simply asserts that your v can be written as but the formulas for and A are given in terms of v.

- Jul 12th 2009, 11:00 AMfobos3
and are given in terms of the divergence and the curl of , which I know.