Notes on Differential Geometry
by Noel J. Hicks
Publisher: Van Nostrand 1965
Number of pages: 183
A great concise introduction to differential geometry. The ten chapters of Hicks' book contain most of the mathematics that has become the standard background for not only differential geometry, but also much of modern theoretical physics and cosmology. It thus makes a great reference book for anyone working in any of these fields.
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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 David W. Henderson - Project Euclid
This is the only book that introduces differential geometry through a combination of an intuitive geometric foundation, a rigorous connection with the standard formalisms, computer exercises with Maple, and a problems-based approach.
by Dmitri Zaitsev - Trinity College Dublin
From the table of contents: Chapter 1. Introduction to Smooth Manifolds; Chapter 2. Basic results from Differential Topology; Chapter 3. Tangent spaces and tensor calculus; Tensors and differential forms; Chapter 4. Riemannian geometry.
by Theodore Shifrin - University of Georgia
Contents: Curves (Examples, Arclength Parametrization, Frenet Frame); Surfaces: Local Theory (Parametrized Surfaces, Gauss Map, Covariant Differentiation, Parallel Translation, Geodesics); Surfaces: Further Topics (Holonomy, Hyperbolic Geometry,...).