Vector field

Vector fields in the plane can be used to analyze first degree differential equations: x˙(t)y˙(t)= F(x,y)

Syntax

vector_field(List)
vector_field(List, Identifier)

Description

Given a list with the function F (a two-elements list), returns a vector field object ready to be plotted.

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Given a list with the function FLaTeXF (a two-elements list) and an identifier (the first variable of the system: x following the notation above), returns a vector field object ready to be plotted.

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Options

Below is a complete list of options that may be used in the vector_field function.

Option

Description

Format

Default value

vertical_divisions

Number of vertical divisions to be plotted

Natural. {vertical_divisions=25}

By default, the best number is selected.

horizontal_divisions

Number of horizontal divisions to be plotted

Natural. {horizontal_divisions=25}

By default, the best number is selected.