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Differential Geometry and Its Applications

Differential Geometry and Its Applications

Author: John Oprea
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, ©2007.
Series: Classroom resource materials.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

This book studies the differential geometry of surfaces and aims to help students make the transition from the standard university curriculum to a type of mathematics that is a unified whole, by  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oprea, John.
Differential geometry and its applications.
Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, ©2007
(DLC) 2007924394
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Oprea
ISBN: 9781614446088 1614446083 9781470450519 1470450518
OCLC Number: 811564095
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 469 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. The geometry of curves --
2. Surfaces --
3. Curvatures --
4. Constant mean curvature surfaces --
5. Geodesics, metrics and isometries --
6. Holonomy and the Gauss-Bonnet theorem --
7. The calculus of variations and geometry --
8. A glimpse at higher dimensions.
Series Title: Classroom resource materials.
Responsibility: Oprea.
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