**A Gentle Introduction to Tensors**

by Boaz Porat

**Publisher**: Technion 2010**Number of pages**: 87

**Description**:

The book discusses constant tensors and constant linear transformations, tensor fields and curvilinear coordinates, and extends tensor theory to spaces other than vector spaces, namely manifolds. This document was written for the benefits of Engineering students.

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