Notes on Differential Geometry
by Noel J. Hicks
Publisher: Van Nostrand 1965
Number of pages: 183
A great concise introduction to differential geometry. The ten chapters of Hicks' book contain most of the mathematics that has become the standard background for not only differential geometry, but also much of modern theoretical physics and cosmology. It thus makes a great reference book for anyone working in any of these fields.
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by Theodore Shifrin - University of Georgia
Contents: Curves (Examples, Arclength Parametrization, Frenet Frame); Surfaces: Local Theory (Parametrized Surfaces, Gauss Map, Covariant Differentiation, Parallel Translation, Geodesics); Surfaces: Further Topics (Holonomy, Hyperbolic Geometry,...).
by Ruslan Sharipov - Samizdat Press
Textbook for the first course of differential geometry. It covers the theory of curves in three-dimensional Euclidean space, the vectorial analysis both in Cartesian and curvilinear coordinates, and the theory of surfaces in the space E.
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 Peter W. Michor - American Mathematical Society
Fundamentals of differential geometry: manifolds, flows, Lie groups and their actions, invariant theory, differential forms and de Rham cohomology, bundles and connections, Riemann manifolds, isometric actions, and symplectic and Poisson geometry.