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Vector and Tensor Analysis

  • Larry A. Taber
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Abstract

This chapter covers mathematical background needed for the theoretical analyses in later chapters. A brief introduction to vector and tensor analysis is provided, with tensor manipulations done using dyadic notation. Basic tensor operations, special tensors, coordinate transformation, and tensor calculus are discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Larry A. Taber
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  1. 1.Department of Biomedical EngineeringWashington UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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