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  1. Vectors
  2. Matrices & Tensors
  3. Vector Calculus
  4. Tensor Notation (Basic)
  5. Tensor Notation (Advanced)
  6. Divergence Theorem
  7. Coordinate Transformations
  8. Transformation Matrices
  9. Cylindrical Coordinates


The following pages cover the basic math principles used in continuum mechanics. Topics include vector calculus, linear algebra, tensor notation, and coordinate transformations. Finally, cylindrical coordinates are reviewed to prepare for applications involving tires.