Curved Spaces: From Classical Geometries to Elementary Differential Geometry

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9780521713900: Curved Spaces: From Classical Geometries to Elementary Differential Geometry

This self-contained 2007 textbook presents an exposition of the well-known classical two-dimensional geometries, such as Euclidean, spherical, hyperbolic, and the locally Euclidean torus, and introduces the basic concepts of Euler numbers for topological triangulations, and Riemannian metrics. The careful discussion of these classical examples provides students with an introduction to the more general theory of curved spaces developed later in the book, as represented by embedded surfaces in Euclidean 3-space, and their generalization to abstract surfaces equipped with Riemannian metrics. Themes running throughout include those of geodesic curves, polygonal approximations to triangulations, Gaussian curvature, and the link to topology provided by the Gauss-Bonnet theorem. Numerous diagrams help bring the key points to life and helpful examples and exercises are included to aid understanding. Throughout the emphasis is placed on explicit proofs, making this text ideal for any student with a basic background in analysis and algebra.

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The well-known classical geometries, Euclidean, spherical and hyperbolic, are presented here in a general context, each linked by certain geometric themes. This 2007 textbook provides for a thorough introduction to, and examples of, the more general theory of curved spaces, and more generally, abstract surfaces with Riemannian metrics.

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Pelham Wilson is Professor of Algebraic Geometry in the Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Cambridge. He has been a Fellow of Trinity College since 1981 and has held visiting positions at universities and research institutes worldwide, including Kyoto University and the Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in Bonn. Professor Wilson has over 30 years of extensive experience of undergraduate teaching in mathematics, and his research interests include complex algebraic varieties, Calabi-Yau threefolds, mirror symmetry, and special Lagrangian submanifolds.

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Descripción CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This self-contained 2007 textbook presents an exposition of the well-known classical two-dimensional geometries, such as Euclidean, spherical, hyperbolic, and the locally Euclidean torus, and introduces the basic concepts of Euler numbers for topological triangulations, and Riemannian metrics. The careful discussion of these classical examples provides students with an introduction to the more general theory of curved spaces developed later in the book, as represented by embedded surfaces in Euclidean 3-space, and their generalization to abstract surfaces equipped with Riemannian metrics. Themes running throughout include those of geodesic curves, polygonal approximations to triangulations, Gaussian curvature, and the link to topology provided by the Gauss-Bonnet theorem. Numerous diagrams help bring the key points to life and helpful examples and exercises are included to aid understanding. Throughout the emphasis is placed on explicit proofs, making this text ideal for any student with a basic background in analysis and algebra. Nº de ref. de la librería AAU9780521713900

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Descripción CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This self-contained 2007 textbook presents an exposition of the well-known classical two-dimensional geometries, such as Euclidean, spherical, hyperbolic, and the locally Euclidean torus, and introduces the basic concepts of Euler numbers for topological triangulations, and Riemannian metrics. The careful discussion of these classical examples provides students with an introduction to the more general theory of curved spaces developed later in the book, as represented by embedded surfaces in Euclidean 3-space, and their generalization to abstract surfaces equipped with Riemannian metrics. Themes running throughout include those of geodesic curves, polygonal approximations to triangulations, Gaussian curvature, and the link to topology provided by the Gauss-Bonnet theorem. Numerous diagrams help bring the key points to life and helpful examples and exercises are included to aid understanding. Throughout the emphasis is placed on explicit proofs, making this text ideal for any student with a basic background in analysis and algebra. Nº de ref. de la librería AAU9780521713900

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Descripción Cambridge University Press. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Curved Spaces: From Classical Geometries to Elementary Differential Geometry, P. M. H. Wilson, This self-contained 2007 textbook presents an exposition of the well-known classical two-dimensional geometries, such as Euclidean, spherical, hyperbolic, and the locally Euclidean torus, and introduces the basic concepts of Euler numbers for topological triangulations, and Riemannian metrics. The careful discussion of these classical examples provides students with an introduction to the more general theory of curved spaces developed later in the book, as represented by embedded surfaces in Euclidean 3-space, and their generalization to abstract surfaces equipped with Riemannian metrics. Themes running throughout include those of geodesic curves, polygonal approximations to triangulations, Gaussian curvature, and the link to topology provided by the Gauss-Bonnet theorem. Numerous diagrams help bring the key points to life and helpful examples and exercises are included to aid understanding. Throughout the emphasis is placed on explicit proofs, making this text ideal for any student with a basic background in analysis and algebra. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780521713900

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Descripción Cambridge University Press, 2008. Estado de conservación: New. This 2007 textbook uses examples, exercises, diagrams, and unambiguous proof, to help students make the link between classical and differential geometries. Num Pages: 198 pages, 79 b/w illus. 105 exercises. BIC Classification: PBK; PBMP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 244 x 175 x 12. Weight in Grams: 33. From Classical Geometries to Elementary Differential Geometry. 198 pages, 79 b/w illus. 105 exercises. This 2007 textbook uses examples, exercises, diagrams, and unambiguous proof, to help students make the link between classical and differential geometries. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: PBK; PBMP. Dimension: 244 x 175 x 12. Weight: 332. . 2008. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780521713900

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