Interactive Resource icon  Fundamentals of Materials Science: Tensors

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Description: This set of animations offers an introduction to the mathematics of tensors rather than the intricacies of their applications. Its aim is to familiarise the learner with tensor notation, how tensors can be constructed and how they can be manipulated to give numerical answers to problems.
Keywords: tensor • tensor property • matter tensor • field tensor • principal axes • representation surface • mathematics
Categories: Science approaches
Testing, analysis & experimentation
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Iain Rist, University of Cambridge
James McGinnigle, University of Cambridge
Paul Midgley, University of Cambridge
Erica Bithell, University of Cambridge
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 15 August 2008
Date added: 24 April 2012
Resource ID: 3791