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Manuscript Title: ORTHOVEC: version 2 of the REDUCE program for 3-D vector analysis in orthogonal curvilinear coordinates.
Authors: J.W. Eastwood
Program title: ORTHOVEC
Catalogue identifier: AAXY_v2_0
Distribution format: gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 64(1991)121
Programming language: Reduce.
Computer: SUN 4/310, SUN 4/110.
Operating system: UNIX, MS-DOS + ARM-OS.
RAM: 1000K words
Keywords: Computer algebra, Vector analysis, Series expansion, Plasma physics, Hydrodynamics.
Classification: 5.

Nature of problem:
There is a wide range using vector calculus in orthogonal curvilinear coordinates and vector integration, differentiation and series expansion.

Solution method:
Computer aided algebra using standard orthogonal curvilinear coordinates for differential and integral operators.

Unusual features:
The REDUCE procedures use LISP vectors to provide a compact mathematical notation similar to that normally found in vector analysis textbooks.

Running time:
This is strongly problem dependent: the test examples given took respectively 10,19 and 48 seconds on a SUN 4/310, SUN 4/110 and ACORN Springboard.