Modern Geometry -- Methods and Applications: Part I: The Geometry of Surfaces, Transformation Groups, and Fields (Graduate Texts in Mathematics #93) (Hardcover)

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This is the first volume of a three-volume introduction to modern geometry which emphasizes applications to other areas of mathematics and theoretical physics. Topics covered include tensors and their differential calculus, the calculus of variations in one and several dimensions, and geometric field theory. This new edition offers substantial revisions, and the material is written in concrete language with terminology acceptable to physicists.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780387976631
ISBN-10: 0387976639
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: November 11th, 1991
Pages: 470
Language: English
Series: Graduate Texts in Mathematics