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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 4/1/1988.
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This lucid introduction for undergraduates and graduates proves fundamental for pactitioners of theoretical physics and certain areas of engineering, like aerodynamics and fluid mechanics, and exteremely valuable for mathematicians. This study guide teaches all the basics and efective problem-solving skills too.
Table of Contents
The Einstein Summation Convention.Basic Linear Algebra for Tensors.General Tensors.Tensor Operations.Tests for Tensor Character.The Metric Tensor.The Derivative of a Tensor.Further Riemannian Geometry.Riemannian Curvature.Spaces of Zero Curvature.Tensors in Differential Geometry.Tensors in Mechanics.Tensors in Special Relativity.Tensors Without Coordinates.Introduction to Tensor Manifolds.