Notes on Differential Geometry
by Matt Visser
Publisher: Victoria University of Wellington 2011
Number of pages: 246
In this text the author presents an overview of differential geometry, also known as the theory of manifolds. Topics covered: Topological Manifolds and differentiable structure; Tangent and cotangent spaces; Fibre bundles; Geodesics and connexions; Riemann curvature; Exterior differential forms; Lie derivatives; etc.
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by Richard Koch - University of Oregon
These are differential geometry course notes. From the table of contents: Preface; Curves; Surfaces; Extrinsic Theory; The Covariant Derivative; The Theorema Egregium; The Gauss-Bonnet Theorem; Riemann's Counting Argument.
by C.E. Weatherburn - Cambridge University Press
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