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Download e-book for kindle: A Student's Guide to Vectors and Tensors by Daniel Fleisch

By Daniel Fleisch

ISBN-10: 0521171903

ISBN-13: 9780521171908

ISBN-10: 0521193699

ISBN-13: 9780521193696

Vectors and tensors are one of the strongest problem-solving instruments to be had, with purposes starting from mechanics and electromagnetics to basic relativity. figuring out the character and alertness of vectors and tensors is significantly very important to scholars of physics and engineering. Adopting an identical procedure utilized in his hugely well known A Student's consultant to Maxwell's Equations, Fleisch explains vectors and tensors in simple language. Written for undergraduate and starting graduate scholars, the ebook presents an intensive grounding in vectors and vector calculus sooner than transitioning via contra and covariant elements to tensors and their purposes. Matrices and their algebra are reviewed at the book's aiding web site, which additionally beneficial properties interactive suggestions to each challenge within the textual content the place scholars can paintings via a sequence of tricks or decide to see the full resolution without delay. Audio podcasts supply scholars the chance to listen to very important suggestions within the e-book defined by means of the author.

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