16. Ellipsoidal Coordinates

  1. Prof. Morten Willatzen1 and
  2. Prof. Lok C. Lew Yan Voon2

Published Online: 12 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634927.ch16

Separable Boundary-Value Problems in Physics

Separable Boundary-Value Problems in Physics

How to Cite

Willatzen, M. and Lew Yan Voon, L. C. (2011) Ellipsoidal Coordinates, in Separable Boundary-Value Problems in Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527634927.ch16

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Southern Denmark, Mads Clausen Institute, Alsion 2, 6400 Sønderborg, Denmark

  2. 2

    Wright State University, Dept. of Physics, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527410200

Online ISBN: 9783527634927

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Keywords:

  • Lamé equation;
  • Lamé wave equation;
  • interior problem for the Laplace equation;
  • Dirichlet problem for the Helmholtz equation;
  • interior Dirichlet problem for an ellipsoid;
  • ellipsoidal coordinates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Coordinate System

  • Differential Operators

  • Separable Equations

  • Applications

  • Problems