Tensor Analysis And Elementary Differential Geometry For Physicists And Engineers

Author: Hung Nguyen-Schäfer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662484978
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This book comprehensively presents topics, such as Dirac notation, tensor analysis, elementary differential geometry of moving surfaces, and k-differential forms. Additionally, two new chapters of Cartan differential forms and Dirac and tensor notations in quantum mechanics are added to this second edition. The reader is provided with hands-on calculations and worked-out examples at which he will learn how to handle the bra-ket notation, tensors, differential geometry, and differential forms; and to apply them to the physical and engineering world. Many methods and applications are given in CFD, continuum mechanics, electrodynamics in special relativity, cosmology in the Minkowski four-dimensional spacetime, and relativistic and non-relativistic quantum mechanics. Tensors, differential geometry, differential forms, and Dirac notation are very useful advanced mathematical tools in many fields of modern physics and computational engineering. They are involved in special and general relativity physics, quantum mechanics, cosmology, electrodynamics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and continuum mechanics. The target audience of this all-in-one book primarily comprises graduate students in mathematics, physics, engineering, research scientists, and engineers.

Tensor Analysis And Elementary Differential Geometry For Physicists And Engineers

Author: Hung Nguyen-Schäfer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 366243444X
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Tensors and methods of differential geometry are very useful mathematical tools in many fields of modern physics and computational engineering including relativity physics, electrodynamics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), continuum mechanics, aero and vibroacoustics and cybernetics. This book comprehensively presents topics, such as bra-ket notation, tensor analysis and elementary differential geometry of a moving surface. Moreover, authors intentionally abstain from giving mathematically rigorous definitions and derivations that are however dealt with as precisely as possible. The reader is provided with hands-on calculations and worked-out examples at which he will learn how to handle the bra-ket notation, tensors and differential geometry and to use them in the physical and engineering world. The target audience primarily comprises graduate students in physics and engineering, research scientists and practicing engineers.

Tensor Analysis And Elementary Differential Geometry For Physicists And Engineers

Author: Hung Nguyen-Schäfer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783662484951
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This book comprehensively presents topics, such as Dirac notation, tensor analysis, elementary differential geometry of moving surfaces, and k-differential forms. Additionally, two new chapters of Cartan differential forms and Dirac and tensor notations in quantum mechanics are added to this second edition. The reader is provided with hands-on calculations and worked-out examples at which he will learn how to handle the bra-ket notation, tensors, differential geometry, and differential forms; and to apply them to the physical and engineering world. Many methods and applications are given in CFD, continuum mechanics, electrodynamics in special relativity, cosmology in the Minkowski four-dimensional spacetime, and relativistic and non-relativistic quantum mechanics. Tensors, differential geometry, differential forms, and Dirac notation are very useful advanced mathematical tools in many fields of modern physics and computational engineering. They are involved in special and general relativity physics, quantum mechanics, cosmology, electrodynamics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and continuum mechanics. The target audience of this all-in-one book primarily comprises graduate students in mathematics, physics, engineering, research scientists, and engineers.

Introduction To Vector And Tensor Analysis

Author: Robert C. Wrede
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486137112
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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.

Tensor Algebra And Tensor Analysis For Engineers

Author: Mikhail Itskov
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319163426
Size: 57.77 MB
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This is the fourth and revised edition of a well-received book that aims at bridging the gap between the engineering course of tensor algebra on the one side and the mathematical course of classical linear algebra on the other side. In accordance with the contemporary way of scientific publications, a modern absolute tensor notation is preferred throughout. The book provides a comprehensible exposition of the fundamental mathematical concepts of tensor calculus and enriches the presented material with many illustrative examples. In addition, the book also includes advanced chapters dealing with recent developments in the theory of isotropic and anisotropic tensor functions and their applications to continuum mechanics. Hence, this monograph addresses graduate students as well as scientists working in this field. In each chapter numerous exercises are included, allowing for self-study and intense practice. Solutions to the exercises are also provided.

Tensor Analysis And Elementary Differential Geometry For Physicists And Engineers

Author: Hung Nguyen-Schafer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783662569290
Size: 70.61 MB
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This book comprehensively presents topics, such as Dirac notation, tensor analysis, elementary differential geometry of moving surfaces, and k-differential forms. Additionally, two new chapters of Cartan differential forms and Dirac and tensor notations in quantum mechanics are added to this second edition. The reader is provided with hands-on calculations and worked-out examples at which he will learn how to handle the bra-ket notation, tensors, differential geometry, and differential forms; and to apply them to the physical and engineering world. Many methods and applications are given in CFD, continuum mechanics, electrodynamics in special relativity, cosmology in the Minkowski four-dimensional spacetime, and relativistic and non-relativistic quantum mechanics. Tensors, differential geometry, differential forms, and Dirac notation are very useful advanced mathematical tools in many fields of modern physics and computational engineering. They are involved in special and general relativity physics, quantum mechanics, cosmology, electrodynamics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and continuum mechanics. The target audience of this all-in-one book primarily comprises graduate students in mathematics, physics, engineering, research scientists, and engineers.

Exterior Analysis

Author: Erdogan Suhubi
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0124159281
Size: 67.80 MB
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Exterior analysis uses differential forms (a mathematical technique) to analyze curves, surfaces, and structures. Exterior Analysis is a first-of-its-kind resource that uses applications of differential forms, offering a mathematical approach to solve problems in defining a precise measurement to ensure structural integrity. The book provides methods to study different types of equations and offers detailed explanations of fundamental theories and techniques to obtain concrete solutions to determine symmetry. It is a useful tool for structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, as well as physicists and mathematicians. Provides a thorough explanation of how to apply differential equations to solve real-world engineering problems Helps researchers in mathematics, science, and engineering develop skills needed to implement mathematical techniques in their research Includes physical applications and methods used to solve practical problems to determine symmetry

Vector And Tensor Analysis With Applications

Author: A. I. Borisenko
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486131904
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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.

Tensor Analysis

Author: Leonid P Lebedev
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814486078
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Tensor analysis is an essential tool in any science (e.g. engineering, physics, mathematical biology) that employs a continuum description. This concise text offers a straightforward treatment of the subject suitable for the student or practicing engineer. The final chapter introduces the reader to differential geometry, including the elementary theory of curves and surfaces. A well-organized formula list, provided in an appendix, makes the book a very useful reference. A second appendix contains full hints and solutions for the exercises. Contents:PreliminariesTransformations and VectorsTensorsTensor FieldsElements of Differential Geometry Readership: Undergraduates and graduate students in engineering and physics, engineers, physicists and applied mathematicians. Keywords:Vectors;Tensors;Transformations;Curves and Surfaces;Differential GeometryReviews:“The book gives a brief, clear, and comprehensive introduction to the theory … A particularly nice feature is a well-organized appendix containing compact listings of all the principal formulas required in applications — these 18 pages alone are worth the price of the book … it should be of interest to both undergraduate and graduate students of physics and engineering, as well as to practicing physicists and engineers.”ZAMM

Tensor Analysis With Applications In Mechanics

Author: L. P. Lebedev
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814313998
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The tensorial nature of a quantity permits us to formulate transformation rules for its components under a change of basis. These rules are relatively simple and easily grasped by any engineering student familiar with matrix operators in linear algebra. More complex problems arise when one considers the tensor fields that describe continuum bodies. In this case general curvilinear coordinates become necessary. The principal basis of a curvilinear system is constructed as a set of vectors tangent to the coordinate lines. Another basis, called the dual basis, is also constructed in a special manner. The existence of these two bases is responsible for the mysterious covariant and contravariant terminology encountered in tensor discussions. A tensor field is a tensor-valued function of position in space. The use of tensor fields allows us to present physical laws in a clear, compact form. A byproduct is a set of simple and clear rules for the representation of vector differential operators such as gradient, divergence, and Laplacian in curvilinear coordinate systems. This book is a clear, concise, and self-contained treatment of tensors, tensor fields, and their applications. The book contains practically all the material on tensors needed for applications. It shows how this material is applied in mechanics, covering the foundations of the linear theories of elasticity and elastic shells. The main results are all presented in the first four chapters. The remainder of the book shows how one can apply these results to differential geometry and the study of various types of objects in continuum mechanics such as elastic bodies, plates, and shells. Each chapter of this new edition is supplied with exercises and problems most with solutions, hints, or answers to help the reader progress. An extended appendix serves as a handbook-style summary of all important formulas contained in the book.