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Applications of Calculus

The definition of current as the rate of change of charge with respect to time can clearly be reexpressed in terms of a derivative in the case where the rate of change is not constant,

This immediately allows us to use the bag of tricks from calculus.

A charged balloon

ATLAS accelerator

Last Update: 2009-06-21