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Surface Integral calc 3

I am having difficulty setting up this problem. I know the bounds must be 0 to pi/2 for both theta and phi but I am unsure as to how to calculate the integrand. I know it must be the double integral ...
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Boundary under transformation of a closed curve from $R^2\to R^3$

Consider some mapping $\phi: R_{uv} \to S\subset \mathbb{R}^3$ where $R_{uv}\subset \mathbb{R}^2$ and such that it is a simply connected region. We call the boundary of the surface (which we ...
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Newtonian potential at (0, 0, – a)

I found this problem in the book Advanced Calculus, written by Friedman. "Newtonian potential at (0, 0, – a) due to a mass with constant densinty $\sigma$ on the hemisphere S: $x^2 + y^2 + z^2 = ...
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Lagrange multipliers (distance)

Find the closest point of the surface $z=xy-1$ to the origin. How would you do that with Lagrange multipliers?
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Understanding surface integrals

My question is a bit vague, but I'm trying to get a better understanding of surface integrals and their relation to physics. Suppose I have a surface, say a sphere, and I have a function which gives ...
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Tangent Planes and Surfaces (Calc 3)

I am wondering if I am on the right track for the following question: Find a for the plane $x+y+z=-1$ so that it is a tangent plane to the surface $z=x^2+ay^2$ I figured since you are given a ...
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Surface Area Line integral problem

I'm trying to figure out how to solve a surface area with surface and line integrals (showing both methods). The area I'm trying to compute is the area of the shape $$x^2+y^2=9$$ bounded by $z=0$ and ...
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Surface Area of Two Cylinders Calculus 3

Find the surface area of two cylinders $$y^2 + z^2 = 1$$ and $$x^2 + y^2 = 1$$ I have so far set the two equations to equal $$x= \pm z$$ and $$y= \sqrt{(1-z^2)}$$ I am a little confused on how to set ...
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Find normal vector for the surface F(x,y)=0

I need to find the normal vector(in a point (a,b)) for a surface F(x,y)=0, that we can't write as y=f(x) and F(x,y) doesn't satisfies the conditions of the implicit function theorem. For example: the ...
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How does this integration by parts work: $\int_{Q}v\varphi_t\;dxdt = -\int_S \varphi v|_{S} \nu_t - \int_Q v_t \varphi\;dxdt$

Let $\Omega(t)$ be a bounded domain for each $t$. Let $Q=\bigcup_{t \in [0,T]} \Omega(t) \times \{t\}$ and $S=\bigcup_{t \in [0,T]} \partial\Omega(t) \times \{t\}$. The normal vector to $S$ at ...
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Surface Area cut from cone by cylinder

I genuinely have no idea how to do this. I've been struggling on this problem for about two hours now (more hours last night), and am not getting anywhere. The question is: Find the surface area ...
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How to parametrize this region surface

$S$ is the portion of the plane $$x+2y-3z=3$$ in the octan bounded by the positive direction of the $x$ and $y$ axis and the negative direction of the $z$ axis. How can I parametrize this crazy ...
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Verify Divergence Theorem (using Spherical Coordinates)

I'm very used to calculating the flux of a vector field in cartesian coordinates, but I'm still getting tripped up when it comes to spherical or cylindrical coordinates. I was given the vector field: ...
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parametrize surface region

S is the elliptic region of the plane $y+z=1$ inside the cylinder $4x^2+4(y-0.5)^2=1$. First parametrize $S$ using $(x,y,z)=G(u,v)$ and then calculate $\displaystyle \frac{dG}{du}\times ...
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parametrize a disc

$S$ is the disc of radius 1 centered at the origin located on the $xy$ axis, oriented downward. First parametrize the given surface using $(x,y,z)= G(u,v)$ with $(u,v)$ in $W$ and then calculate ...
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How to parametrise this surface integral

This is the question: $ S $ is the boundary of the region $ \{(x,y,z):0≤z≤h, a^2 ≤x^2+y^2 ≤b^2 \}$ where $ h,a,b$ are positive and $a<b$. ${\bf F(r) } = \exp(x^2+y^2){\bf r}$ where $ {\bf ...
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Flux and Gauss theorem

I have a problem; There seems to be something wrong with my understanding of gauss theorem. Let's say $F = [y ; x^2y; y^2z]$. I want to calculate the flux of $F$ going out of $$D = \{1 \le z \le 2 - ...
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parametrization of plane in $\mathbb R^3$

Parametrize the plane in $\mathbb R^3$ with direction vectors $\hat u$ and $\hat v$ and through the point $p$ as in representation as the range of a $C^1$ function $f:\mathbb R^2\to\mathbb R^3$. ...
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Find the surface area obtained by rotating $y=1+3x^2$ from $x=0$ to $x=2$ about the y-axis.

Find the surface area obtained by rotating $y= 1+3 x^2$ from $x=0$ to $x = 2$ about the $y$-axis. Having trouble evaluating the integral: Solved for $x$: $x=0, y=1$ $x=2, y=13$ $$\int_1^{13} ...
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Does $g(x,y,z)$ (the equation of the surface) need positive $z$ or negative $z$ when doing a surface integral?

$\quad$If a smooth surface $S$ is defined by $g(x,y,z)=0$, then recall that a unit normal is $$\mathbf{n}=\dfrac{1}{\|\nabla g\|}\nabla g,\tag{9}$$ where $\nabla g=\dfrac{\partial g}{\partial ...
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Computing the surface integral of a parabloid

Problem: Solution: I am having difficulty understanding how the author determined the limits of integration of $R$. The author used $\theta=\pi/3\quad to\quad \theta=\pi/2$ and $r=1\quad to\quad ...
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Find an integral for the area of the surface generated by revolving the curve $y=sin(x)$ between $0 \le x \le \pi$, about the x-axis

So here is my problem: Find an integral for the area of the surface generated by revolving the curve $y=sin(x)$ between $0 \le x \le \pi$, about the x-axis Just thinking about the problem I feel ...
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Paremetric surface revolved around y-axis

if I'm finding the area of the surface generated by revolving the curve around the y-axis I use the equation $2\pi x\sqrt{(x')^2+(y')^2}$ and I'm given $$x=(2/3)t^{3/2}$$ $$y=2\sqrt{2}$$ and I got ...
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Surface Integral

The glass dome of a futuristic greenhouse is shaped like the surface $z = 8 - 2x^{2} - 2y^{2}$. The greenhouse has a flat dirt floor at $z = 0$ Suppose that the temperature T, at points in and around ...
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Recognize the equation of a surface of revolution

Yesterday, I asked a question about the critic points of the surface $$z = (x^2 + y^2)e^{-(x^2 + y^2)}$$ and my question was if I had a easier way to classify the critic points of this surfaces ...
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Maximum surface area of cylinder (1-variable)

In a given sphere of radius $R$, it is required to find the cylinder with maximum surface area that we can inscribe in this sphere. Using that the radius of the cylinder is $r$, with Pythagoras ...
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Projection of ellipsoid

Find the projections of the ellipsoid $$ x^2 + y^2 + z^2 -xy -1 = 0$$ on the cordinates plan I have no idea how to do this. I couldn't find much on google to help me with it too. Thanks in ...
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Why $xyz = e^x$ can be seen as the level surface $f(x,y,z) = xyz - e^x$?

That does not make sense to me. I recognize a level surface from the form $f(x,y,z) = k$. Where is the $k$ there? It looks just like a $3$ variables function to me.
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Did I solve this surface area of revolution problem correctly $y=\frac{1}{3}x^3,$ when $0 \le x \le 2$

My Professor hasn't posted the solutions to our practice exam just yet, but I'd like to know if I solved the following surface area of revolution problem correctly? $y=\frac{1}{3}x^3,$ when $0 \le x ...
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Show that 2 surfaces are tangent in a given point

Show that the surfaces $ \Large\frac{x^2}{a^2} + \Large\frac{y^2}{b^2} = \Large\frac{z^2}{c^2}$ and $ x^2 + y^2+ \left(z - \Large\frac{b^2 + c^2}{c} \right)^2 = \Large\frac{b^2}{c^2} \small(b^2 + ...
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Gauss and Stocks teory

Given $\phi\in C^1(R)$, and we define the curve and surface $\gamma=${$(x,y):y=\phi(x),0\le x\le 1$} $S=${$(x,y,z):z=\phi(\sqrt{x^2+y^2}),x^2+y^2\le 1$} a.I need to prove that $A(S)=2\pi\int_\gamma ...
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Working with projection of areas?

I was recently solving a physics problem which had to do with the momentum imparted by a photon beam to a perfectly absorbing sphere and a perfectly reflecting one. Considering the former and Putting ...
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Find a point through which every surface tangent to z=xe^(y/x) passes

Find a point through which every plane tangent to the surface $$ z=xe^{\frac{y}{x}} $$ passes. It's not a homework. I know, that I need a normal vector and the point of tangency to find a tangent ...
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The connectivity of the intersection of hypersurface and ball

$u$ is a function defined on a connected open set $\Omega$ of $\mathbb R^n$ containing $0$ such that $u \in C^2(\Omega)$ and $u(0)=0$. Consider the hypersurface $X=\{(x,u(x))~|~x\in\Omega\}$ and the ...
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Surface Integral directly

Surface integral that has me stumped. Q: Calculate $\int \int_{S} F \cdot dA$ Where $F(x,y,z)= xi+yj+zk$ S is the boundary of the region $x^{2}+y^{2} \leq z \leq (2-x^{2}-y^{2})^{1/2}$ oriented so ...
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Find surface area that lies above a triangle

Determine the area of the part of the surface $z=2 + 7x + 3y^2$ that lies above the triangle with vertices $(0,0)$, $(0,8)$, and $(14,8)$. I do not know what formula to use to attempt this problem!
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Compute the surface area of an oblate paraboloid

Consider the surface S: $z=4-4x^2-y^2, z\geq0$. Compute its surface area. I've tried the following: $Area(S)=\int\int_D \sqrt{(8x)^2+(2y)^2+1}dxdy$ with D being the interior of the ellipse ...
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Why does the surface area integral need the arc length differential but the volume doesn't? [duplicate]

When calculating the surface area of a revolution you need to use the arc length differential $$\sqrt{1 + y'^2}$$ but you don't need to use that when calculating the volume. Why is that? Thanks!
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Approximated distance between two points on a surface

I'm reading this paper and I don't understand this line because I haven't the book (I can't look up Theorem 7.4.2) . How come that the distance between $P_i$ and $P_{i-1}$ is calculated as follows?
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Area of a 3D surface

I need to compute the area of a $3D$ sphere centered on $0;0;0$ and the book I'm following says: "If a curve $y = f (x)$ from $y = a$ to $y = b$ is revolved around the $x$ axis, the surface area of ...
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Surface of revolution using cylindrical polars

Consider the surface of revolution of the curve $$y = x^2$$ where $0 < x < 1$. By writing a suitable integral, show that the area of this surface is 3.81 units. (You are advised to work in ...
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How to parameterize a hyperboloid in a solid of revolution

The middle “hyperboloid” part of the solid of revolution is determined entirely by a single edge of the cube that does not touch one of the axis vertices - there are six such edges. Mark these ...
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Understanding surface area of a revolution/length of curve

I don't quite understand why the formula to find the surface area of a revolution is what it is: $$A = 2\pi \int_a^b x\ \sqrt{1 + \left(\frac{\text{d}y}{\text{d}x}\right)^2}\ \text{d} x.$$ I ...
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How to find surface area of $x=\sqrt{a^2-y^2}$

I still hard time to find surface area of function... I have The given curve is rotated about the $y$-axis. Find the area of the resulting surface. $$x= \sqrt{a^2-y^2},\quad ...
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Surface area formula

I'm kind of confused about the explanation of the surface area formula in my text book The text gave us $$\int_{a}^{b}2\pi f(x) \sqrt{1+[f'(x)]^2}dx$$ after that the formula is getting like ...
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Analytical calculation of the total surface of overlapping spheres

Let's say I have two spheres whose center's coordinates (cartesian) are 0,0,0 d,0,0 and both have radius R. I want to analytically calculate the total surface ...