# Category: Tensor physical quantities

Maxwell stress tensor
The Maxwell stress tensor (named after James Clerk Maxwell) is a symmetric second-order tensor used in classical electromagnetism to represent the interaction between electromagnetic forces and mechan
Piola–Kirchhoff stress tensor
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Deformation tensor
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Strain-rate tensor
In continuum mechanics, the strain-rate tensor or rate-of-strain tensor is a physical quantity that describes the rate of change of the deformation of a material in the neighborhood of a certain point
Alternative stress measures
In continuum mechanics, the most commonly used measure of stress is the Cauchy stress tensor, often called simply the stress tensor or "true stress". However, several alternative measures of stress ca
Angular velocity tensor
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Infinitesimal rotation tensor
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Finite deformation tensor
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Viscous stress tensor
The viscous stress tensor is a tensor used in continuum mechanics to model the part of the stress at a point within some material that can be attributed to the strain rate, the rate at which it is def
Inertia tensor
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Electric susceptibility tensor
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Tidal tensor
In Newton's theory of gravitation and in various relativistic classical theories of gravitation, such as general relativity, the tidal tensor represents 1. * tidal accelerations of a cloud of (electr
Polarizability tensor
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Stiffness tensor
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Electromagnetic tensor
In electromagnetism, the electromagnetic tensor or electromagnetic field tensor (sometimes called the field strength tensor, Faraday tensor or Maxwell bivector) is a mathematical object that describes
Moment of inertia tensor
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Electromagnetic stress–energy tensor
In relativistic physics, the electromagnetic stress–energy tensor is the contribution to the stress–energy tensor due to the electromagnetic field. The stress–energy tensor describes the flow of energ
Elasticity tensor
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Permeability tensor
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Stress–energy tensor
The stress–energy tensor, sometimes called the stress–energy–momentum tensor or the energy–momentum tensor, is a tensor physical quantity that describes the density and flux of energy and momentum in