Torsion-free

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In mathematics, torsion-free may refer to:

Abstract algebra[edit]

Differential geometry[edit]

  • Torsion-free affine connection, an affine connection whose torsion tensor vanishes
  • Torsion-free metric connection or Levi-Civita connection, a unique symmetric connection on the tangent bundle of a manifold compatible with the metric

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