DOC: THE POOR MAN'S INTRODUCTION TO TENSORS


When solving physical problems, one must often choose between writing formulas in a coordinate independent form or a form in which calculations are transparent. Tensors are important because they allow one to write formulas in a manner that is both coordinate independent and transparent in performing calculations. In these notes, I provide an informal introduction to tensors (in Euclidean space) for those who are familiar with the basics of linear algebra and vector calculus.... Document/File: .pdf, filesize: n/a. Filetype: pdf. Filename: the-poor-mans-introduction-to-tensors. Title: The Poor Man's Introduction to Tensors. 2014.

 

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