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## Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces (Hardback)"Although there is enough material in the book for a full-year course (or a topics course), we tried to make the book suitable for a first course on differential geometry for students with some background in linear algebra and advanced calculus." — From "Some Remarks on Using This Book" (page vii) ## $67.59 |

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From the “Preface”: “This book is an introduction to the differential geometry of curves and surfaces, both in its local and global aspects. The presentation differs from the traditional ones by a more extensive use of elementary linear algebra and by a certain emphasis placed on basic geometrical facts, rather than on machinery or random details. …

“To maintain the proper balance between ideas and facts, we have presented a large number of examples that are computed in detail. Furthermore, a reasonable supply of exercises is provided. Some factual material of classical differential geometry found its place in these exercises. Hints of answers are given for the exercises that are starred.

“The prerequisites for reading this book are linear algebra and calculus.

**Chapters**

- Curves
- Regular Surfaces
- The Geometry of the Gauss Map
- The Intrinsic Geometry of Surfaces
- Global Differential Geometry

**End Matter**

- Bibliography and Comments
- Hints and Answers to Some Exercises
- Index

## Details

- SKU:
- 3051
- Subject:
- Geometry
- Author:
- Carmo, Manfredo P. do
- Publisher:
- Prentice-Hall
- Publish Date:
- 1976 (25th Printing)
- Format:
- Hardback
- Weight (pounds):
- 1.73
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 6.2″x9.3″x1.3″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780132125895
- ISBN-10:
- 0132125897
- Grade Level:
- College

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