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Basis Vector Fields and the Metric Tensor

In this chapter we are going to introduce the basic concepts necessary to grasp the geometrical significance of the metric tensor.

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Reference Frame Orthonormal Basis Basis Vector Tangent Vector Volume Form 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

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