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Differential Geometry with Applications to Mechanics and Physics

Yves Talpaert (Ouagadougou University, Saint-Etienne d'Orthe, France)



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CRC Press Inc
12 September 2000
Differential & Riemannian geometry; Maths for scientists; Physics
An introduction to differential geometry with applications to mechanics and physics. It covers topology and differential calculus in banach spaces; differentiable manifold and mapping submanifolds; tangent vector space; tangent bundle, vector field on manifold, Lie algebra structure, and one-parameter group of diffeomorphisms; exterior differential forms; Lie derivative and Lie algebra; n-form integration on n-manifold; Riemann geometry; and more. It includes 133 solved exercises.
By:   Yves Talpaert (Ouagadougou University Saint-Etienne d'Orthe France)
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Volume:   v. 237
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 216mm,  Spine: 27mm
Weight:   907g
ISBN:   9780824703851
ISBN 10:   0824703855
Series:   Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics
Pages:   480
Publication Date:   12 September 2000
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Differential Geometry with Applications to Mechanics and Physics

The book is written in a very understandable and systematic way, with a lot of figures. A very good feature of the book is a collection of more than 130 exercises and problems ... . The book can be recommended for a wide range of students as a first book to read on the subject. It can be also useful for the preparation of courses on the topic. - EMS Newsletter . . .a self-contained introduction to differential geometry. . ..very succinct. ---Monatshefte fur Mathematik

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