177 were donated in May
This month, we are on track to donate 182



tensor rate
(Noun) A tensor is defined differently in different fields.
In physics and engineering, tensors are most often used to represent deformation, stress, strain, and inertia.

A 'whole' tensor is independent of coordinate systems, but in a particular coordinate system, the components of a second-order tensor can be represented by a matrix.

A vector is a first-order tensor, and its components are ordered pairs or ordered triplets - which can also be thought of as column matrices. In physics and engineering, vectors are used to represent force, displacement, velocity, acceleration and spin.
Usage: Tensors were used by Einstein to represent the curvature of space.

Link to this page:

Add or improve a definition

All definitions are approved by humans before publishing. Any promotional content will be deleted.
HTML tags are not allowed and will be encoded.
Use square brackets to link a word. For example, [abc] will render as abc. External links will be removed
home   recent additions   webmaster page   banners   feed a child