## MathTensor: A System for Doing Tensor Analysis by ComputerMathTensor(tm) is an exciting software program used with Mathematica® for doing tensor analysis and working with differential forms. A guide to the software, this book describes the program's commands and functions and shows how to apply them to problems in electromagnetism, relativity, differential geometry, and elasticity. For those who are learning about the subject, it includes concise introductions to tensors and differential forms. You will find numerous computer-generated examples of actual input and output throughout the book, as well as many helpful hints for avoiding pitfalls and making full use of the program. |

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### Contents

A Brief Look at MathTensor | 1 |

An Introduction to Tensors and Differential Forms | 13 |

Symmetries Operations and Rules | 33 |

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