By Leonor Godinho,José Natário
Unlike many different texts on differential geometry, this textbook additionally bargains fascinating functions to geometric mechanics and basic relativity.
The first half is a concise and self-contained advent to the fundamentals of manifolds, differential varieties, metrics and curvature. the second one half experiences functions to mechanics and relativity together with the proofs of the Hawking and Penrose singularity theorems. it may be independently used for one-semester classes in both of those subjects.
The major principles are illustrated and additional constructed via quite a few examples and over three hundred workouts. certain ideas are supplied for plenty of of those workouts, making An creation to Riemannian Geometry excellent for self-study.
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An Introduction to Riemannian Geometry: With Applications to Mechanics and Relativity (Universitext) by Leonor Godinho,José Natário