**An Introduction to Riemannian Geometry with Applications to Mechanics and Relativity**

by Leonor Godinho, Jose Natario

2004**Number of pages**: 272

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Contents: Differentiable Manifolds; Differential Forms; Riemannian Manifolds; Curvature; Geometric Mechanics; Relativity (Galileo Spacetime, Special Relativity, The Cartan Connection, General Relativity, The Schwarzschild Solution).

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