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Vector and tensor analysis

Course aims

Students learn to use tensor calculus. They shlould know how
to analyze a problem,
to choose and correctly use appropriate algorithm,
to apply their knowledge to solve technical problems.


Akivis, M. A. - Goldberg, V.V.: An Introduction to Linear Algebra and Tensors. Dover Publ., N.Y. 1993
MEJLBRO, L. Calculus 2b – Real Functions in Several Variables. ISBN 87-7681-206-5 
Hess, S.: Tensors for Physics, Springer, 2015

Advised literature

Maxum, B.: Field Mathematics for Electromagnetics, Photonics and Materials Science. SPIE Press, Bellingham (USA), 2005
SPIEGEL, R. M., LIPSCHUTZ, S., SPELLMAN, D. Vector Analysis, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill, 2009, ISBN 978-7161-545-7

Language of instruction Czech, English
Code 310-3242
Abbreviation VeTeA
Course title Vector and tensor analysis
Coordinating department Department of Mathematics and Descriptive Geometry
Course coordinator doc. RNDr. Jaroslav Vlček, CSc.