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Published
**2004**
by Springer-Verlag in New York
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Written in

- Geometry, Differential

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-222) and index

Statement | Gerald Walschap |

Series | Graduate texts in mathematics -- 224 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA641 .W327 2004 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | viii, 226 p. : |

Number of Pages | 226 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18157401M |

ISBN 10 | 038720430X |

LC Control Number | 2003066219 |

They give a particularly useful presentation of metric-free differential geometry. The Misner/Thorne/Wheeler book presents the physicist's view of differential geometry (in addition to general relativity and cosmology). This book is noteworthy for apparently using no function spaces at all. They don't even use sets. A metric space M is called bounded if there exists some number r, such that d(x,y) ≤ r for all x and y in smallest possible such r is called the diameter of space M is called precompact or totally bounded if for every r > 0 there exist finitely many open balls of radius r whose union covers the set of the centres of these balls is finite, it has finite diameter, from.

Given a mathematical structure, one of the basic associated mathematical objects is its automorphism group. The object of this book is to give a biased account of automorphism groups of differential geometric struc tures. All geometric structures are not created equal; some are creations of ~ods while others are products of lesser human minds. Geometry and Differential Geometry | Conference on Geometry and Differential Geometry ( University of Haifa), Izu Vaisman, Rafael Artzy | download | .

Preface; 1. Exterior algebra; 2. Differential forms on open subsets of Rn; 3. Metric structures; 4. Gauge theories; 5. Einstein-Cartan theory; 6. The Lie derivative Cited by: differential geometry, which is what is presented in this book. It starts with an introduction to the classical differential geometry of curves and surfaces in Euclidean space, then leads to an introduction to the Riemannian geometry of more general manifolds, including a 5/5(1).

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Authors: Walschap, Gerard The last three chapters study bundles from the point of view of metric differential geometry: Euclidean bundles, Riemannian connections, curvature, and Chern-Weil theory are discussed, including the Pontrjagin, Euler, and Chern characteristic classes of a vector bundle Brand: Springer-Verlag New York.

The last three chapters study bundles from the point of view of metric differential geometry: Euclidean bundles, Riemannian connections, curvature, and Chern-Weil theory are discussed, including the Pontrjagin, Euler, and Chern characteristic classes of a vector bundle.

These concepts are illustrated in detail for bundles over spheres. Book Title:Metric Structures in Differential Geometry This text is an introduction to the theory of differentiable manifolds and fiber bundles. The only requisites are a solid background in calculus and linear algebra, together with some basic pointset topology.

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