A Geometric Approach to Differential Forms
by David Bachman
Publisher: arXiv 2003
Number of pages: 106
This is a draft of a textbook on differential forms. The primary target audience is sophomore level undergraduates enrolled in what would traditionally be a course in vector calculus. Later chapters will be of interest to advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. Applications include brief introductions to Maxwell's equations, foliations and contact structures, and DeRham cohomology.
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by Anders Kock - University of Aarhus
This textbook can be used as a non-technical and geometric gateway to many aspects of differential geometry. The audience of the book is anybody with a reasonable mathematical maturity, who wants to learn some differential geometry.
by Paul Bracken (ed.) - InTech
Differential geometry is a very active field of research and has many applications to areas such as physics and gravity, for example. The papers in this book cover a number of subjects which will be of interest to workers in these areas.
by Dave Auckly - arXiv
This paper introduced undergraduates to the Atiyah-Singer index theorem. It includes a statement of the theorem, an outline of the easy part of the heat equation proof. It includes counting lattice points and knot concordance as applications.
by Robert L. Bryant, et al. - MSRI
An exterior differential system is a system of equations on a manifold defined by equating to zero a number of exterior differential forms. This book gives a treatment of exterior differential systems. It includes both the theory and applications.