15b. Parametric Functions and Their Differentiation

  1. Ulrich L. Rohde1,2,
  2. G. C. Jain3,
  3. Ajay K. Poddar2 and
  4. A. K. Ghosh4

Published Online: 28 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118130155.ch15b

Introduction to Differential Calculus: Systematic Studies with Engineering Applications for Beginners

Introduction to Differential Calculus: Systematic Studies with Engineering Applications for Beginners

How to Cite

Rohde, U. L., Jain, G. C., Poddar, A. K. and Ghosh, A. K. (2011) Parametric Functions and Their Differentiation, in Introduction to Differential Calculus: Systematic Studies with Engineering Applications for Beginners, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118130155.ch15b

Author Information

  1. 1

    BTU Cottbus, Germany

  2. 2

    Synergy Microwave Corporation, Paterson, NJ, USA

  3. 3

    Defense Research & Development Organization, Maharashtra, India

  4. 4

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur, Kanpur, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118117750

Online ISBN: 9781118130155

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Keywords:

  • parametric functions, and their differentiation;
  • derivatives of functions represented parametrically;
  • computing speed of moving particle, line of approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Derivative of a Function Represented Parametrically

  • Line of Approach for Computing the Speed of a Moving Particle

  • Meaning of dy/dx with Reference to the Cartesian Form y = f(x) and Parametric Forms x = f(t), y = g(t) of the Function

  • Derivative of One Function with Respect to the Other