Gradient of Divergence/Examples/Increase of Electric Charge

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Example of Use of Gradient of Divergence

Let $\mathbf V$ be an electric force in a given electric field at a point in a region of space $R$.

We have that $\operatorname {div} \mathbf V$ is the space charge density.

Hence $\grad \operatorname {div} \mathbf V$ gives the magnitude and direction in space of the greatest rate of increase of the space of the electric charge at a given point.