About Vectors (Dover Books on Mathematics) (Paperback)

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No calculus needed, but this is not an elementary book. Introduces vectors, algebraic notation and basic ideas, vector algebra, and scalars. Covers areas of parallelograms, triple products, moments, angular velocity, areas and vectorial addition, and more. Concludes with discussion of tensors. Includes 386 exercises.

About the Author

Banesh Hoffmann (1906-86) received his PhD from Princeton University. At Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, he collaborated with Albert Einstein and Leopold Infeld on the classic paper Gravitational Equations and the Problem of Motion. Hoffmann taught at Queens College for more than 40 years.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486604893
ISBN-10: 0486604896
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: June 1st, 1975
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Dover Books on Mathematics