**Derivative** — This article is an overview of the term as used in calculus. For a less technical overview of the subject, see Differential calculus. For other uses, see Derivative (disambiguation) … Wikipedia

**Symmetric space** — In differential geometry, representation theory and harmonic analysis, a symmetric space is a smooth manifold whose group of symmetries contains an inversion symmetry about every point. There are two ways to make this precise. In Riemannian… … Wikipedia

**Symmetric convolution** — In mathematics, symmetric convolution is a special subset of convolution operations in which the convolution kernel is symmetric across its zero point. Many common convolution based processes such as Gaussian blur and taking the derivative of a… … Wikipedia

**Symmetric multiprocessing** — In computing, symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) involves a multiprocessor computer hardware architecture where two or more identical processors are connected to a single shared main memory and are controlled by a single OS instance. Most common… … Wikipedia

**Covariant derivative** — In mathematics, the covariant derivative is a way of specifying a derivative along tangent vectors of a manifold. Alternatively, the covariant derivative is a way of introducing and working with a connection on a manifold by means of a… … Wikipedia

**Particle in a spherically symmetric potential** — In quantum mechanics, the particle in a spherically symmetric potential describes the dynamics of a particle in a potential which has spherical symmetry. The Hamiltonian for such a system has the form:hat{H} = frac{hat{p}^2}{2m 0} + V(r)where m 0 … Wikipedia

**Upper convected time derivative** — In continuum mechanics, including fluid dynamics upper convected time derivative or Oldroyd derivative is the rate of change of some tensor property of a small parcel of fluid that is written in the coordinate system rotating and stretching with… … Wikipedia

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**Saint-Venant's compatibility condition** — In the mathematical theory of elasticity the strain varepsilon is related to a displacement field u by:varepsilon {ij} = frac{1}{2} left( frac{partial u i}{partial x j} + frac{partial u j}{partial x i} ight) Saint Venant derived the compatibility … Wikipedia

**Symmetrically continuous function** — In mathematics, a function f: mathbb{R} o mathbb{R} is symmetrically continuous at a point x if:lim {h o 0} f(x+h) f(x h) = 0.The usual definition of continuity implies symmetric continuity, but the converse is not true. See also * Symmetric… … Wikipedia