**A Modern Course on Curves and Surfaces**

by Richard S. Palais

**Publisher**: virtualmathmuseum.org 2003**Number of pages**: 163

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Contents: What is Geometry; Geometry of Inner-Product Spaces; Linear Maps and the Euclidean Group; Adjoints of Linear Maps and the Spectral Theorem; Differential Calculus on Inner-Product Spaces; Normed Spaces and Integration; Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE); Linear ODE and Numerical Methods; The Theorem of Frobenius; Differenttable Parametric Curves; Curves in 3-Space; The Fundamental Forms of a Surface; The Fundamental Theorem of Surface Theory.

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