In good condition with dust jacket. Owner's name and date inside front cover. No markings otherwise. This updated edition contains a good deal of new and relevant material including Bessel inequality, vector spaces of functions, physical laws and invariance principle, invariance in 3-D Newtonian and 4-D Minkowski spaces, fully antisymmetric tensors and their contraction. Discusses normal matrices and features a proof of the general theorem that a matrix posesses a complete set of orthonormal eigenvectors if and only if it is a normal matrix. Over 200 exercises and 100+ solved problems help students grasp the concepts presented.
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A.W. Joshi is a professor of physics at the University of Poona. He received his Ph.D from the same university in 1967, for which he worked at the National Chemical Laboratory in Pune. He then worked at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, UK, Meerut University, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and moved to University of Poona in 1984. He has published about 100 popular, semipopular, research, educational and social articles in newspapers, magazines and journals, including popular science articles in Indian languages. He has written two other books and edited one.
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Book Description New Age International Pvt Ltd Publishers, U.S.A., 2008. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. 8122405630 New. May have slight shelfwear from storage. Matrices and Tensors in Physics. A.W. Joshi (Author). Product Details Paperback: 356 pages Publisher: New Age International Pvt Ltd Publishers; 3rd edition (December 1, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 8122405630 ISBN-13: Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.1 x 0.7 inches. Bookseller Inventory # Z8122405630ZN