Introduction to Tensor Calculus
by Kees Dullemond, Kasper Peeters
Publisher: University of Heidelberg 2010
Number of pages: 53
This booklet contains an explanation about tensor calculus for students of physics and engineering with a basic knowledge of linear algebra. The focus lies mainly on acquiring an understanding of the principles and ideas underlying the concept of 'tensor'.
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by Ray M. Bowen, C.-C. Wang
The textbook presents introductory concepts of vector and tensor analysis, suitable for a one-semester course. Volume II discusses Euclidean Manifolds followed by the analytical and geometrical aspects of vector and tensor fields.
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.
by R. M. Brannon - The University of Utah
A step-by-step introduction to tensor analysis that assumes you know nothing but basic calculus. Considerable emphasis is placed on a notation style that works well for applications in materials modeling, but other notation styles are also reviewed.
by Eric Gourgoulhon, Marco Mancini - arXiv.org
These lecture notes present a method for symbolic tensor calculus that runs on fully specified smooth manifolds (described by an atlas), that is not limited to a single coordinate chart or vector frame, and runs even on non-parallelizable manifolds.