Tensors are frequently used in engineering to describe measured quantities.

Common applications

Representing mechanical stress as the Cauchy stress tensor in continuum mechanics

Measuring deformations (finite deformation tensors) and strain (strain tensor) in continuum mechanics

Representing diffusion as a tensor in Diffusion tensor imaging

Describing moments of inertia as the inertia tensor

See also

Mathematical physics

Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics

Graduate Studies in Mathematics

Hellenica World - Scientific Library

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