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Differential Geometry / Edition 1

Differential Geometry / Edition 1

by J. J. Stoker
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ISBN-13: 9780471828259
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/15/1969
Series: Pure and Applied Mathematics Series , #20
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

James J Stoker was an American applied mathematician and engineer. He was director of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and is considered one of the founders of the institute, Courant and Friedrichs being the others. Stoker is known for his work in differential geometry and theory of water waves.

Table of Contents

Chapter I Operations with Vectors.

Chapter II Plane Curves.

Chapter III Space Curves.

Chapter IV The Basic Elements of Surface Theory.

Chapter V Some Special Surfaces.

Chapter VI The Partial Differential Equations of Surface Theory.

Chapter VII Inner Differential Geometry in the Small from the Extrinsic Point of View.

Chapter VIII Differential Geometry in the Large.

Chapter IX Intrinsic Diferential Geometry of Manifolds. Relativity.

Chapter X The Wedge Product and the Exterior Derivative of Differential Forms, with Applications to Surface Theory.

Appendix A Tensor Algebra in Affine, Euclidean, and Minkowski Spaces.

Appendix B Differential Equations.



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