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Tensors

  • Fridtjov IrgensEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

In Sect.  2.2.4 the Cauchy stress tensor T was defined. The stress tensor is the “original” tensor as the word tensor means stress. We shall use the definition of the stress tensor as an introduction to the general concept of tensors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyBergenNorway

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