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Questions tagged [curvilinear-coordinates]

Use this tag for questions about coordinate systems for Euclidean space for which coordinate lines may be curved.

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Divergence in Orthogonal Curvilinear Coordinates - Is there a mistake?

I have to prove that, $$\nabla \cdot (A_1\mathbf e_1) = \frac{1}{h_1h_2h_3}\frac{\partial (A_1h_2h_3)}{\partial u_1} $$ My approach: $$\begin{align} \nabla \cdot (A_1\mathbf e_1) &= \nabla \...