exact (differential form)

A differential formMathworldPlanetmath η is called exact if there exists another form ξ such that dξ=η. Exact forms are always closed (http://planetmath.org/ClosedDifferentialForm), since d2=0.

Title exact (differential form)
Canonical name ExactdifferentialForm
Date of creation 2013-03-22 13:12:24
Last modified on 2013-03-22 13:12:24
Owner bwebste (988)
Last modified by bwebste (988)
Numerical id 4
Author bwebste (988)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 53-00
Synonym exact form
Synonym exact differential form
Related topic PoincareLemma
Related topic TotalDifferential