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Manuscript Title: Maple procedures for partial and functional derivatives.
Authors: E.S. Cheb-Terrab
Program title: partials
Catalogue identifier: ACTN_v1_0
Distribution format: gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 79(1994)409
Programming language: Maple.
Computer: MACINTOSH.
Operating system: UNIX, MACINTOSH, DOS, VMS, CMS.
Keywords: Computer algebra.
Classification: 5.

Nature of problem:
Calculation of partial and functional derivatives of algebraic expressions.

Solution method:
A package with new Maple V commands for the evaluation of partial derivatives, functional derivatives and integrals containing the Dirac delta function is presented. Some examples of the use of these commands in physics are shown.