Tensor index exercises

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Dear all,
I'm reading the GR book by Ray D'Inverno. I would like to do some additional exercises
about tensors. I can get the Schaum Outline on tensors. Is there any other book or online resource where I can find additional exercises to get more familiar with tensor manipulations?

Thanks.

Goldbeetle
 

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Thanks. But what I actually need is just a collection of exercises to work on.
Godlbeetle
 
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http://www.teorfys.uu.se/people/minahan/Courses/SR/ [Broken]

http://www.teorfys.uu.se/people/minahan/Courses/GR/ [Broken]

You should be able to find plenty, with solutions and answers.
 
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Thanks! That's right I had a look at the exam questions and there's always an exercise on tensors...
 
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http://www.google.com/search?q="index+gymnastics"+tensor"

Tensor Analysis for Physicists by JA Schouten
http://books.google.com/books?id=hsPv6vix8eAC

Tensor calculus by JL Synge and A Schild
http://books.google.com/books?id=SjKoMuMdB4oC (the preview is messed up.. it seems mashed up with a book on hieroglyphics)

The above books are written by relativists who were among to first emphasize the geometrical structure of relativity.


A useful exercise is to derive the standard form of Maxwell Equations from the Electromagnetic Field Tensor.
 
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Dear all,
I am reading this book too (d'inverno)
Do you know where can I find the solutions to its exercises?
specially chapter6?
 
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Thanks alot!
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