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Old Jan 15th 2011, 12:22 AM   #1
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Tensor Calculus Proof

Hi, I am studying tensor calculus and I am not too familiar with tensors currently. The question I have is:

The steps to prove that a lie derivative satisfies the usual product rule, ie it is Leibniz.

Please see my attachment that shows where I am up to. It is much easier to scan this than it is to try write on a computer! I am confident I am right up to where I have marked an Astrix. From that line on I am partially confident.

Many Thanks

Chris
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Old Jan 16th 2011, 07:24 PM   #2
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I just realized that the last line I left is in the forum of the product rule if you take Q = YZ (with appropriate indicies... hard to write on computer). Is that all I need to prove?????

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