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 R. M. Brannon - The University of Utah
A step-by-step introduction to tensor analysis that assumes you know nothing but basic calculus. Considerable emphasis is placed on a notation style that works well for applications in materials modeling, but other notation styles are also reviewed.
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 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 Ray M. Bowen, C.-C.Wang - Springer
This book presents the basics of vector and tensor analysis for science and engineering students. Volume 1 covers algebraic structures and a modern introduction to the algebra of vectors and tensors. Clear presentation of mathematical concepts.