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Introduction to Vector and Tensor Analysis

Author: Robert C. Wrede

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486137112

Category: Mathematics

Page: 418

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Examines general Cartesian coordinates, the cross product, Einstein's special theory of relativity, bases in general coordinate systems, maxima and minima of functions of two variables, line integrals, integral theorems, and more. 1963 edition.

Vector and Tensor Analysis

Author: George E. Hay

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486601099

Category: Mathematics

Page: 193

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"Remarkably comprehensive, concise and clear." — Industrial Laboratories "Considered as a condensed text in the classical manner, the book can well be recommended." — Nature Here is a clear introduction to classic vector and tensor analysis for students of engineering and mathematical physics. Chapters range from elementary operations and applications of geometry, to application of vectors to mechanics, partial differentiation, integration, and tensor analysis. More than 200 problems are included throughout the book.

Introduction to Vectors and Tensors

Author: Ray M. Bowen,Chao-cheng Wang

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048646914X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 520

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This convenient single-volume compilation of two texts offers both an introduction and an in-depth survey. Geared toward engineering and science students rather than mathematicians, its less rigorous treatment focuses on physics and engineering applications. A practical reference for professionals, it is suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. 1976 edition.

Vector and Tensor Analysis with Applications

Author: A. I. Borisenko,I. E. Tarapov

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131904

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

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Concise, readable text ranges from definition of vectors and discussion of algebraic operations on vectors to the concept of tensor and algebraic operations on tensors. Worked-out problems and solutions. 1968 edition.

An Introduction to Linear Algebra and Tensors

Author: M. A. Akivis,V. V. Goldberg

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486148785

Category: Mathematics

Page: 192

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Eminently readable, completely elementary treatment begins with linear spaces and ends with analytic geometry, covering multilinear forms, tensors, linear transformation, and more. 250 problems, most with hints and answers. 1972 edition.

Der absolute Differentialkalkül und seine Anwendungen in Geometrie und Physik

Author: Tullio Levi-Civita

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Calculus of tensors

Page: 310

View: 9354

An Introduction to Tensor Calculus

Relativity and Cosmology

Author: Derek F. Lawden

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486132143

Category: Science

Page: 224

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This elementary introduction pays special attention to aspects of tensor calculus and relativity that students tend to find most difficult. Its use of relatively unsophisticated mathematics in the early chapters allows readers to develop their confidence within the framework of Cartesian coordinates before undertaking the theory of tensors in curved spaces and its application to general relativity theory. Topics include the special principle of relativity and Lorentz transformations; orthogonal transformations and Cartesian tensors; special relativity mechanics and electrodynamics; general tensor calculus and Riemannian space; and the general theory of relativity, including a focus on black holes and gravitational waves. The text concludes with a chapter offering a sound background in applying the principles of general relativity to cosmology. Numerous exercises advance the theoretical developments of the main text, thus enhancing this volume’s appeal to students of applied mathematics and physics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Preface. List of Constants. References. Bibliography.

An Introduction to Differential Geometry

Author: T. J. Willmore

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486282104

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

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This text employs vector methods to explore the classical theory of curves and surfaces. Topics include basic theory of tensor algebra, tensor calculus, calculus of differential forms, and elements of Riemannian geometry. 1959 edition.

Lectures on Linear Algebra

Author: I. M. Gelfand

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486660820

Category: Mathematics

Page: 185

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Prominent Russian mathematician's concise, well-written exposition considers n-dimensional spaces, linear and bilinear forms, linear transformations, canonical form of an arbitrary linear transformation, and an introduction to tensors. While not designed as an introductory text, the book's well-chosen topics, brevity of presentation, and the author's reputation will recommend it to all students, teachers, and mathematicians working in this sector.

An Introduction to Stability Theory

Author: Anand Pillay

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486468968

Category: Mathematics

Page: 160

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This introductory treatment covers the basic concepts and machinery of stability theory. Full of examples, theorems, propositions, and problems, it is suitable for graduate students, professional mathematicians, and computer scientists. 1983 edition.

Differentialgeometrie von Kurven und Flächen

Author: Manfredo P. do Carmo

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322850722

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 263

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Inhalt: Kurven - Reguläre Flächen - Die Geometrie der Gauß-Abbildung - Die innere Geometrie von Flächen - Anhang

About Vectors

Author: Banesh Hoffmann

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486151697

Category: Mathematics

Page: 134

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No calculus needed, but this is not an elementary book. Introduces vectors, algebraic notation and basic ideas, vector algebra and scalars. Includes 386 exercises.

An Introduction to Mathematical Analysis

Author: Robert A. Rankin

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048646251X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 607

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Dealing chiefly with functions of a single real variable, this text by a distinguished educator introduces limits, continuity, differentiability, integration, convergence of infinite series, double series, and infinite products. 1963 edition.

Tensor and Vector Analysis

With Applications to Differential Geometry

Author: C. E. Springer

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486498018

Category: Mathematics

Page: 242

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Assuming only a knowledge of basic calculus, this textpresents an elementary and gradual development of tensortheory. From this treatment, the traditional material ofcourses on vector analysis is deduced as a particular case. Inaddition, the book forms an introduction to metric differentialgeometry.Reprint of The Ronald Press Company, New York, 1962 edition.

Vector Methods Applied to Differential Geometry, Mechanics, and Potential Theory

Author: D. E. Rutherford

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486439037

Category: Mathematics

Page: 135

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Designed to familiarize undergraduates with the methods of vector algebra and vector calculus, this text offers both a clear view of the abstract theory as well as a concise survey of the theory's applications to various branches of pure and applied mathematics. A chapter on differential geometry introduces readers to the study of this subject by the methods of vector algebra. The next section explores the many aspects of the theory of mechanics adaptable to the use of vectors, and a full discussion of the vector operator "nabla" proceeds to a treatment of potential theory and Laplace's equation. This includes applications to the theories of gravitation, hydrodynamics, and electricity. A brief chapter on four-dimensional vectors concludes the text.

Special Functions and Their Applications

Author: Nikola? Nikolaevich Lebedev,Richard A. Silverman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486606248

Category: Mathematics

Page: 308

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The Russian mathematician views the theoretical and practical aspects of special functions and illustrates their significance in problem solving in physics and engineering

Introduction to Linear Algebra

Author: Marvin Marcus,Henryk Minc

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486656953

Category: Mathematics

Page: 261

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Rigorous, self-contained introduction at undergraduate level covers vector spaces and linear transformations, linear equations and determinants, characteristic roots. Includes 16 sets of true-false quizzes and exercises — with worked-out solutions — a complete theory of permutations and much more.

Tensor Calculus

Author: J. L. Synge,A. Schild

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048614139X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

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Fundamental introduction of absolute differential calculus and for those interested in applications of tensor calculus to mathematical physics and engineering. Topics include spaces and tensors; basic operations in Riemannian space, curvature of space, more.

Vector Analysis

Author: Louis Brand

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048615484X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 304

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This text was designed as a short introductory course to give students the tools of vector algebra and calculus, as well as a brief glimpse into the subjects' manifold applications. 1957 edition. 86 figures.

Introduction to Mathematical Fluid Dynamics

Author: Richard E. Meyer

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486151409

Category: Science

Page: 192

View: 5504

Excellent coverage of kinematics, momentum principle, Newtonian fluid, rotating fluids, compressibility, and more. Geared toward advanced undergraduate and graduate students of mathematics and science; prerequisites include calculus and vector analysis. 1971 edition.

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