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Differentiation and Partial Differentiation in the Natural Units Environment

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

diff(a, x)

Parameters

a

-

algebraic expression

x

-

name or name multiplied by a unit

Description

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In the Natural Units environment, the diff function differentiates an expression with respect to a name that can have a unit.  The result is the derivative of the expression, with respect to the variable of differentiation, with a unit, the input expression unit divided by the variable of differentiation unit if any.

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For other properties, see the global function diff.

Examples

Note: In Maple 2015 and later versions, units are not surrounded by double brackets.

withUnits[Natural]:

3.532x2J

3.532x2J

(1)

diff,xs

7.064xW

(2)

32x2ft+7xinch+45m

6096625x2+8895000x+45m

(3)

diff,xs,xs

12192625ms2

(4)

4x43x+2

4x43x+2

(5)

diff,xs

16x331s

(6)

See Also

diff

Units

Units/Natural

Units/Natural/int

 


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