By Daniel Fleisch

Vectors and tensors are one of the strongest problem-solving instruments on hand, with functions starting from mechanics and electromagnetics to basic relativity. realizing the character and alertness of vectors and tensors is severely vital to scholars of physics and engineering. Adopting an identical strategy utilized in his hugely renowned 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 offers an intensive grounding in vectors and vector calculus earlier than transitioning via contra and covariant elements to tensors and their functions. Matrices and their algebra are reviewed at the book's aiding site, which additionally positive factors interactive recommendations to each challenge within the textual content the place scholars can paintings via a sequence of tricks or decide to see the full answer without delay. Audio podcasts supply scholars the chance to listen to vital ideas within the e-book defined by way of the author.

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