Quick Introduction to Tensor Analysis
by Ruslan Sharipov
Publisher: Samizdat Press 2004
Number of pages: 47
The author wrote this book in a 'do-it-yourself' style so that he gave only a draft of tensor theory, which includes formulating definitions and theorems and giving basic ideas and formulas. All other work such as proving consistence of definitions, deriving formulas, proving theorems or completing details to proofs is left to the reader in the form of numerous exercises. This style makes learning the subject really quick and more effective for understanding and memorizing.
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by Boaz Porat - Technion
The book discusses constant tensors and constant linear transformations, tensor fields and curvilinear coordinates, and extends tensor theory to spaces other than vector spaces, namely manifolds. Written for the benefits of Engineering students.
by Ray M. Bowen, C.-C.Wang - Springer
This book presents the basics of vector and tensor analysis for science and engineering students. Volume 1 covers algebraic structures and a modern introduction to the algebra of vectors and tensors. Clear presentation of mathematical concepts.
by Taha Sochi - arXiv
These are general notes on tensor calculus which can be used as a reference for an introductory course on tensor algebra and calculus. A basic knowledge of calculus and linear algebra with some commonly used mathematical terminology is presumed.
by Joseph C. Kolecki - Glenn Research Center
The book should serve as a bridge to the place where most texts on tensor analysis begin. A semi-intuitive approach to those notions underlying tensor analysis is given via scalars, vectors, dyads, triads, and similar higher-order vector products.