Tensor Calculus (2nd Revised edition)

Tensor Calculus (2nd Revised edition)

By: U C. De (author), J. Sengupta (author), A. A. Shaikh (author)Hardback

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"Tensor Calculus" while presenting the concepts and techniques begins with a brief introduction and history of tensors, followed by the study of systems of different orders, Einstein summation convention, kronecker symbol leading to the concepts of tensor algebra and tensor calculus. The authors conclude with a stimulating study in Riemannian geometry.

About Author

U. C. De.: Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics University of Kalyani, Nadia West Bengal Absos Ali Shaikh.: Department of Mathematics University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohunpur, West Bengal Joydeep Sengupta.: Department of Mathematics Raiganj College, Uttar Dinajpur

Contents

Preface to the Second Edition / Preface to the First Edition / Introduction / Some Preliminaries: Introduction / Systems of Different Orders / Summation Convention / Kronecker Symbols / Some Results of Determinants / Differentiation of a Determinant / Linear Equations, Cramer's Rule / Examples / Exercises / Tensor Algebra: Introduction / n-dimensional Space / Transformation of Coordinates in Sn / Invariants / Vectors / Tensors of Second Order / Mixed Tensors of Type (p, q) / Zero Tensor / Tensor Field / Algebra of Tensors / Equality of Two Tensors / Symmetric and Skew-symmetric Tensors / Outer Multiplication and Contraction / Inner Multiplication / Quotient Law of Tensors / Reciprocal Tensor of a Tensor / Relative Tensor / Cross Product or Vector Product of Two Vectors / Examples / Exercises / Tensor Calculus: Introduction / Riemannian Space / Christoffel Symbols and their Properties / Covariant Differentiation of Tensors / Riemann-Christoffel Curvature Tensor / Intrinsic Differentiation / Geodesics, Riemannian Coordinates and Geodesic Coordinates: Introduction / Calculus of Variations / Families of Curves / Euler's Conditions / Geodesics / Riemannian and Geodesic Coordinates / History of Tensor Calculus / Bibliography / Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781842654484
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781842654484
  • ISBN10: 1842654489
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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