By T. J. Willmore
Part 1 starts through applying vector the right way to discover the classical idea of curves and surfaces. An advent to the differential geometry of surfaces within the huge presents scholars with principles and strategies keen on worldwide examine. half 2 introduces the concept that of a tensor, first in algebra, then in calculus. It covers the elemental concept of absolutely the calculus and the basics of Riemannian geometry. labored examples and workouts seem through the text.
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