By T. J. Willmore
Part 1 starts by way of applying vector ways to discover the classical thought of curves and surfaces. An creation to the differential geometry of surfaces within the huge presents scholars with rules and methods all in favour of international study. half 2 introduces the concept that of a tensor, first in algebra, then in calculus. It covers the fundamental idea of absolutely the calculus and the basics of Riemannian geometry. labored examples and workouts look in the course of the text.
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An Introduction to Differential Geometry (Dover Books on Mathematics) by T. J. Willmore