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viii, 503 p. illus. 24 cm.
  • 1. Curves: Parametrized Curves. 2. Regular Surfaces: Regular Surfaces-- Inverse Images of Regular Values. 3. Geometry of the Gauss Map: Definition of the Gauss Map and Its Fundamental Properties. 4. Intrinsic Geometry of Surfaces: Isometrics-- Conformal Maps. 5. Global Differential Geometry: Rigidity of the Sphere.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780132125895 20160528
This volume covers local as well as global differential geometry of curves and surfaces. *Makes extensive use of elementary linear algebra - with emphasis on basic geometrical facts rather than on machinery or random details. *Stresses the basic ideas of differential geometry - regular surfaces, the Gauss map, covariant derivatives. *Includes a large number of fully-worked examples.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780132125895 20160528
Science Library (Li and Ma)
MATH-143-01