Course of Differential Geometry
by Ruslan Sharipov
Publisher: Samizdat Press 2004
Number of pages: 132
This book is a textbook for the basic course of differential geometry. It is recommended as an introductory material for this subject. The book is devoted to the firs acquaintance with the differential geometry. Therefore it begins with the theory of curves in three-dimensional Euclidean space E. Then the vectorial analysis in E is stated both in Cartesian and curvilinear coordinates, afterward the theory of surfaces in the space E is considered.
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by Gilbert Weinstein - UAB
These notes are for a beginning graduate level course in differential geometry. It is assumed that this is the students' first course in the subject. Thus the choice of subjects and presentation has been made to facilitate a concrete picture.
by Dmitri Zaitsev - Trinity College Dublin
From the table of contents: Chapter 1. Introduction to Smooth Manifolds; Chapter 2. Basic results from Differential Topology; Chapter 3. Tangent spaces and tensor calculus; Tensors and differential forms; Chapter 4. Riemannian geometry.
by Stefan Waner
Smooth manifolds and scalar fields, tangent vectors, contravariant and covariant vector fields, tensor fields, Riemannian manifolds, locally Minkowskian manifolds, covariant differentiation, the Riemann curvature tensor, premises of general relativity.
by Wulf Rossmann - University of Ottawa
This is a collection of lecture notes which the author put together while teaching courses on manifolds, tensor analysis, and differential geometry. He offers them to you in the hope that they may help you, and to complement the lectures.