IEVref: 102-03-42 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: symmetric tensor Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: Definition: tensor of the second order defined by a symmetric bilinear form $f\left(U\text{,}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}V\right)=f\left(V\text{,}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}U\right)$Note 1 to entry: The components of a symmetric tensor are such that ${T}_{ij}={T}_{ji}$. An example is the tensor product of a vector by itself. Publication date: 2008-08 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: 2017-02-20: Editorial revisions in accordance with the information provided in C00019 (IEV 102) - evaluation. JGO CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: