A Gentle Introduction to Tensors
by Boaz Porat
Publisher: Technion 2010
Number of pages: 87
The book discusses constant tensors and constant linear transformations, tensor fields and curvilinear coordinates, and extends tensor theory to spaces other than vector spaces, namely manifolds. This document was written for the benefits of Engineering students.
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by Kees Dullemond, Kasper Peeters - University of Heidelberg
This booklet contains an explanation about tensor calculus for students of physics and engineering with a basic knowledge of linear algebra. The focus lies on acquiring an understanding of the principles and ideas underlying the concept of 'tensor'.
by Eric Gourgoulhon, Marco Mancini - arXiv.org
These lecture notes present a method for symbolic tensor calculus that runs on fully specified smooth manifolds (described by an atlas), that is not limited to a single coordinate chart or vector frame, and runs even on non-parallelizable manifolds.
by Joseph C. Kolecki - Glenn Research Center
The book should serve as a bridge to the place where most texts on tensor analysis begin. A semi-intuitive approach to those notions underlying tensor analysis is given via scalars, vectors, dyads, triads, and similar higher-order vector products.
by Taha Sochi - arXiv
These are general notes on tensor calculus which can be used as a reference for an introductory course on tensor algebra and calculus. A basic knowledge of calculus and linear algebra with some commonly used mathematical terminology is presumed.