A Course Of Differential Geometry
by John Edward Campbell
Publisher: Clarendon Press 1926
Number of pages: 288
Table of contents: Tensor theory; The ground form when n=2; Geodesics in two-way space; Two-way space as a locus in Euclidean space; Deformation of a surface and congruences; Curves in Euclidean space and on a surface; The ruled surface; The minimal surface; Orthogonal surfaces; etc.
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