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Rich Delaney

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Re: learn tensors?
Posted: Jan 23, 2014 4:47 PM
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On January 23, Jens Stuckelberger wrote:
>> What's the best introductory text, to learn tensor theory?
>> A 200 page book is going to be overkill.
>> Maybe a chapter from a book on relativity, something
>> like that, Or a tutorial paper, from an academic
>> journal? "Tensors for engineeers"

>
> Do you want to learn, or just to have a superficial
> understanding?


Superficial; to read the notation, the ideas
and motives, to follow the relativity discussions
on the physics boards.

> If the former, a 200 page book is not overkill.

Time is money. It's one of those things,
if you haven't learned it already, you probly never will -

--
Rich





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