Elementary Differential Geometry
by Gilbert Weinstein
Publisher: UAB 2009
Number of pages: 62
These notes are for a beginning graduate level course in differential geometry. It is assumed that this is the students' first course in the subject. Thus the choice of subjects and presentation has been made to facilitate as much as possible a concrete picture.
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by C.E. Weatherburn - Cambridge University Press
The book is devoted to differential invariants for a surface and their applications. By the use of vector methods the presentation is both simplified and condensed, and students are encouraged to reason geometrically rather than analytically.
by Nigel Hitchin
The historical driving force of the theory of manifolds was General Relativity, where the manifold is four-dimensional spacetime, wormholes and all. This text is occupied with the theory of differential forms and the exterior derivative.
by Gabriel Lugo - University of North Carolina at Wilmington
These notes were developed as a supplement to a course on Differential Geometry at the advanced undergraduate level, which the author has taught. This texts has an early introduction to differential forms and their applications to Physics.
by Balazs Csikos - Eötvös Loránd University
Contents: Basic Structures on Rn, Length of Curves; Curvatures of a Curve; Plane Curves; 3D Curves; Hypersurfaces; Surfaces in 3-dimensional space; Fundamental equations of hypersurface theory; Topological and Differentiable Manifolds; etc.