
Definition of Dot product
1. Noun. A real number (a scalar) that is the product of two vectors.
Definition of Dot product
1. Noun. (vector) A scalar product. ¹
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Literary usage of Dot product
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1. Vector Analysis: An Introduction to Vectormethods and Their Various by Joseph George Coffin (1911)
"The Scalar or dot product. 15. The Scalar Product of two vectors a and b, denoted
by ab, Sab, ab or (ab) by various writers, is a scalar defined by the ..."
2. Robot Manipulators: Mathematics, Programming, and Control : the Computer by Richard P. Paul (1981)
"Given two vectors a = az\ \Oy\ f ozk (1.4) we define the vector dot product,
indicated by "•" as a • b = aj>x + Oy (1.5) The dot product of two vectors ..."
3. Conservation Laws by Benjamin Crowell (2003)
"In dot product notation, the equation for work is simply W=Fd The dot product
has the following geometric interpretation: A . B = A((component of B parallel ..."
4. Elementary Real Analysis by Brian S. Thomson, Judith B. Bruckner, Andrew M. Bruckner (2000)
"The dot product We shall have need for a notion of dot product of two ... The dot
product satisfies certain conditions that we summarize in Theorem 11.2. ..."
5. Stochastic Inequalities by Moshe Shaked, Yung Liang Tong (1992)
"74)): If C is a cone and D is the set of vectors whose dotproduct with each
vector in C is nonnegative, then any vector v whose dotproduct with every ..."
6. An Introduction to Electrodynamics from the Standpoint of the Electron Theory by Leigh Page (1922)
"The dot product of two unit vectors is defined as follows. If the vector of lower'
order has a subscript which the other lacks, the dot product vanishes. ..."