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Tensor index exercises

  1. May 17, 2009 #1
    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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  3. May 17, 2009 #2

    malawi_glenn

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  4. May 18, 2009 #3
    Thanks. But what I actually need is just a collection of exercises to work on.
    Godlbeetle
     
  5. May 18, 2009 #4

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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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  6. May 18, 2009 #5
    Thanks! That's right I had a look at the exam questions and there's always an exercise on tensors...
     
  7. May 18, 2009 #6

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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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  9. Dec 14, 2009 #8
    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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  11. Dec 15, 2009 #10
    Thanks alot!
    :smile:
     
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