Palestrante: Prof. Dr. Antonio Marmo de Oliveira (ex-reitor)
UNITAU (Universidade de Taubaté)
Data: 28/06/2012, 5a feira
Local: Bloco G, sala 205, Centro de Tecnologia - UFRJ
Abstract: Physical components of vectors and tensors referred to general curvilinear co-ordinates are defined and shown to represent quantities possessed of the natural physical dimensions of the field and capable of immediate physical interpretation. It is shown that n-order tensors may be expressed directly in terms of the invariants of the physical components. For the case of general curvilinear co-ordinates, a general formula for the physical components of the covariant derivative of a tensor of any order is derived.