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B Tensor Calculus vs Tensor Analysis?

  1. Aug 19, 2016 #1

    ibkev

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    I've seen the terms tensor calculus and tensor analysis both being used - what is the difference?
     
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  3. Aug 19, 2016 #2

    jedishrfu

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    As far as I know they are the same thing.

    This wiki article backs that up in the History secton at the end of the article:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tensor

     
  4. Aug 19, 2016 #3

    fresh_42

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    I assume it's the same as between calculus and analysis. I've said analysis my whole life and only use calculus in the English language.
    It simply sounds far too much like calculator.
     
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