Petrov Andrey Evgenievich, Doctor of Technical Sciences, full member of RANS, professor of CAD Department at the Moscow State Mining University, professor of Sustainable Innovative Development Department at the “Dubna” University
The article describes the history of the use of G. Kron’s tensor analysis of networks for socio-economic systems by P.G. Kuznetsov, and provides the basic principles of this method. In addition, the author reveals the fundamental role of the tensor method in the physical economy of the future.
KEYWORDS: tensor analysis, the law of conservation of energy flow, physical economy, socio-economic systems.