"This book is an excellent resource for science and engineering students who can use it as a quick reference while studying topics such as physics, statics, dynamics, electromagnetism, and fluid mechanics. The author is commended for his effective and elucidating style, with graphical explanations and without mathematical long-windedness. Reading specific sections in this book a priori not only serves as a just-in-time preparation, but also empowers students to tackle subjects that require a good grasp of vector algebra, vector differential operators, vector transformation, and tensors. Highly recommended."
R.N. Laoulache, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth for Choice Magazine
"This book is a short, concise teaching aid devoted to vector analysis and tensors. Each chapter ends with a set of problems whose interactive solutions can be found on a website. This is both helpful and innovative. One of the author's goals for this book is to provide in-depth coverage of covariant and contravariant tensors. This is timely, since some undergraduate physics textbooks are now using both types of tensors. Fleisch's book is an excellent and challenging resource for students in this subject area."
Albert C. Claus, physics department at Loyola University, Chicago for Optics and Photonics News
"This highly readable introductory book will be of great assistance to those taking undergraduate or graduate courses and meeting tensors for the first time"
George Matthews, AMIMA, IMA Book Reviews
Adopting the same approach used in his highly popular A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations, Fleisch explains vectors and tensors in plain language to give undergraduate and beginning graduate students a better understanding of how to use vectors and tensors to solve problems in physics and engineering.
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