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Tensor emergency

  1. Dec 4, 2005 #1
    could someone please explain tensors to me or at least tell of web site that explaines them
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 4, 2005 #2
    http://www.geocities.com/r-sharipov/r4-b6.htm
    Quick intro to tensor analysis-- probably the simplest I've found.
    It's very easy to comprehend, it just depends on your background. (Especially with linear algebra, obviously)
    Enjoy.
     
  4. Dec 7, 2005 #3
    search this subforum (there is a search function), the question 'what is a tensor?' comes up regularly here, you will find some nice explanations
     
  5. Dec 7, 2005 #4
    i am also trying to learn it

    there are some websites that i find useful (especially if you are also interested inphysics):

    http://pancake.uchicago.edu/~carroll/notes/

    http://people.hofstra.edu/faculty/Stefan_Waner/diff_geom/tc.html [Broken]

    http://www.cs.elte.hu/geometry/csikos/dif/dif.html

    http://vishnu.mth.uct.ac.za/omei/gr/info.html


    http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Physics/8-962Spring2002/LectureNotes/index.htm [Broken] --->>(robphy's recommendation in another discussion)

    Also i have to warn you about notation some of them may not be agree in notation so it is better to choose one of them
     
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