Discusses normal matrices and features a proof of the general theorem that a matrix posesses a Matrices and tensors in physics. Front Cover. A. W. Joshi. Title, Matrices and Tensors in Physics. Author, A. W. Joshi. Publisher, John Wiley & Sons, Limited, Export Citation, BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Read Matrices and Tensors in Physics book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on A. W. Joshi (Author). out of 5 stars

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Functions of a Matrix. This is followed by four-vectors in special relativity and covariant formulation of electrodynamics.

Kronecker Sum and Product of Matrices. Matrices and Tensors in Physics. Joshi No preview available – Einstein’s summation convention is explained in detail and common errors arising in its use are pointed out.

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Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 3 of 4. Comments and reviews What are comments? Please try again later. See all 11 reviews. The emphasis in this part is on linear dependence and independence of vectors and matrices, linear combinations, independent parameters of various special matrices and such other concepts as help jozhi student in obtaining a linear understanding of the subject.

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The first part of this book begins with an introduction to matrices through linear transformations on vector spaces, followed by a discussion on the algebra of matrices, special matrices, linear equations, the eigenvalue problem, bilinear and quadratic forms, Kronecker sum and product of matrices.

Joshi retired as a Professor of Physics from University of Pune. There was a mafrices filtering reviews right now. Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus. Would you like to see more reviews about this item? This part comes to an end with the concept of parallel displacement of vectors in Riemannian space and covariant derivative of tensors, leading to the curvature tensors and its properties.

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