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The Poor Man ’ s Introduction to Tensors

  title={The Poor Man ’ s Introduction to Tensors},
  author={Justin C. Feng},
When solving physical problems, one must often choose between writing formulas in a coordinate independent form or a form in which calculations are transparent. Tensors are important because they allow one to write formulas in a manner that is both coordinate independent and transparent in performing calculations. In these notes, I provide an informal introduction to tensors (in Euclidean space) for those who are familiar with the basics of linear algebra and vector calculus. Introductory… 
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