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Raja99

  • 3 years ago

why tensor called a second order?

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  1. malevolence19
    • 3 years ago
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    A second order tensor is one that transforms like: \[M_{ij}=\sum_{\alpha, \beta}a_{i \alpha}a_{j \beta}M_{\alpha \beta}\] if I remember my definitions right.

  2. malevolence19
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    Basically, it transforms with 2 rotation matrices.

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