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Tensor analysis text

  1. May 24, 2009 #1
    Can anyone reccomend a good introductory text on tensor analysis? My college has neither a GR nor a tensor analysis course but i'd still like to read a good introductory text to prepare for an independent research project.
     
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  3. May 24, 2009 #2
    Schutz, A First Course in General Relativity has a good introduction to tensors.
     
  4. May 24, 2009 #3

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  5. May 25, 2009 #4
    An Introduction to General Relativity, Spacetime and Geometry, by Sean M. Carroll

    The notes that the text is based on can be found at this link, so you can get an idea if this is what you are looking for. However, the text is much better than the notes.

    http://preposterousuniverse.com/grnotes/

    Someone here also posted a link to GR lectures and notes. This includes a good introduction to tensors.

    http://www.physics.mcgill.ca/~maloney/514/
     
  6. May 25, 2009 #5
    I can recommend 'Tensor Theory' by I.S Sokolnikoff. It is a very good text.
     
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