skew-symmetric tensor

skew-symmetric tensor

[′skyü si¦me·trik ′ten·sər]
(mathematics)
A tensor where interchanging two indices will only change the sign of the corresponding component.
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In this paper, a skew-symmetric tensor with symbol "~" denotes the cross product of two vectors; that is, a x b = [?
The skew-symmetric tensor of the angular velocity can be expressed in terms of the time derivative of the rotational matrix referring to (7):
Vector spaces, multilinear mappings, dual spaces, tensor product spaces, tensors, symmetric and skew-symmetric tensors, and exterior or Grassmann algebra are described in the initial chapters, with definitions and examples provided.