streess is** tensor**,then,what is meant by **tensor**?

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Ans:

**Tensors** are used to represent the **relation** between **vectors**. They are geometrical objects which show’s the **relation** between **vectors**, **vectors** and scalars.It is a geometrical maping of the relations .Tensor analysis ,a branch in mathematics is helping to **solve** the complex equations in which many **vectors** are involved

for further reference visit http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k-12/Numbers/Math/documents/Tensors_TM2002211716.pdf