Coordinate Geometry

Author: Luther Pfahler Eisenhart

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486442616

Category: Mathematics

Page: 298

View: 7841

A thorough, complete, and unified introduction, this volume affords exceptional insights into coordinate geometry. Invariants of conic sections and quadric surfaces receive full treatments. Algebraic equations on the first degree in two and three unknowns are carefully reviewed. Throughout the book, results are formulated precisely, with clearly stated theorems. More than 500 helpful exercises. 1939 edition.

Differentialgeometrie von Kurven und Flächen

Author: Manfredo P. do Carmo

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322850722

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 263

View: 6057

Inhalt: Kurven - Reguläre Flächen - Die Geometrie der Gauß-Abbildung - Die innere Geometrie von Flächen - Anhang

Liebe und Mathematik

Im Herzen einer verborgenen Wirklichkeit

Author: Edward Frenkel

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662434210

Category: Mathematics

Page: 317

View: 6644

Geometry: A Comprehensive Course

Author: Dan Pedoe

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131734

Category: Mathematics

Page: 464

View: 5343

Introduction to vector algebra in the plane; circles and coaxial systems; mappings of the Euclidean plane; similitudes, isometries, Moebius transformations, much more. Includes over 500 exercises.


Kurven - Flächen - Mannigfaltigkeiten

Author: Wolfgang Kühnel

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3834896551

Category: Mathematics

Page: 280

View: 8040

Dieses Buch ist eine Einführung in die Differentialgeometrie. Zunächst geht es um die klassischen Aspekte wie die Geometrie von Kurven und Flächen, bevor dann höherdimensionale Flächen sowie abstrakte Mannigfaltigkeiten betrachtet werden. Die Nahtstelle ist dabei das zentrale Kapitel "Die innere Geometrie von Flächen". Dieses führt den Leser bis hin zu dem berühmten Satz von Gauß-Bonnet, der ein entscheidendes Bindeglied zwischen lokaler und globaler Geometrie darstellt. Die zweite Hälfte des Buches ist der Riemannschen Geometrie gewidmet. Den Abschluss bildet ein Kapitel über "Einstein-Räume", die eine große Bedeutung sowohl in der "Reinen Mathematik" als auch in der Allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie von A. Einstein haben. Es wird großer Wert auf Anschaulichkeit gelegt, was durch zahlreiche Abbildungen unterstützt wird. Im Laufe der Neuauflagen wurde der Text erweitert, neue Aufgaben wurden hinzugefügt und am Ende des Buches wurden zusätzliche Hinweise zur Lösung der Übungsaufgaben ergänzt. Der Text wurde für die fünfte Auflage gründlich durchgesehen und an einigen Stellen verbessert.

History of Analytic Geometry

Author: Carl B. Boyer

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154513

Category: Mathematics

Page: 304

View: 5910

This study presents the concepts and contributions from before the Alexandrian Age through to Fermat and Descartes, and on through Newton and Euler to the "Golden Age," from 1789 to 1850. 1956 edition. Analytical bibliography. Index.

Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions

Author: William H. McCrea

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154882

Category: Mathematics

Page: 160

View: 2129

Geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text covers the coordinate system, planes and lines, spheres, homogeneous coordinates, general equations, quadric in Cartesian coordinates, and intersection of quadrics. 1947 edition.

Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry

Author: Dirk Jan Struik

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486656090

Category: Mathematics

Page: 232

View: 5705

Elementary, yet authoritative and scholarly, this book offers an excellent brief introduction to the classical theory of differential geometry. It is aimed at advanced undergraduate and graduate students who will find it not only highly readable but replete with illustrations carefully selected to help stimulate the student's visual understanding of geometry. The text features an abundance of problems, most of which are simple enough for class use, and often convey an interesting geometrical fact. A selection of more difficult problems has been included to challenge the ambitious student. Written by a noted mathematician and historian of mathematics, this volume presents the fundamental conceptions of the theory of curves and surfaces and applies them to a number of examples. Dr. Struik has enhanced the treatment with copious historical, biographical, and bibliographical references that place the theory in context and encourage the student to consult original sources and discover additional important ideas there. For this second edition, Professor Struik made some corrections and added an appendix with a sketch of the application of Cartan's method of Pfaffians to curve and surface theory. The result was to further increase the merit of this stimulating, thought-provoking text — ideal for classroom use, but also perfectly suited for self-study. In this attractive, inexpensive paperback edition, it belongs in the library of any mathematician or student of mathematics interested in differential geometry.

Differential Geometry

Author: Erwin Kreyszig

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486318621

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

View: 8265

An introductory textbook on the differential geometry of curves and surfaces in 3-dimensional Euclidean space, presented in its simplest, most essential form. With problems and solutions. Includes 99 illustrations.

Geometry of Complex Numbers

Author: Hans Schwerdtfeger

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486135861

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

View: 5994

Illuminating, widely praised book on analytic geometry of circles, the Moebius transformation, and 2-dimensional non-Euclidean geometries.

A New Look at Geometry

Author: Irving Adler

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486320499

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

View: 2010

Richly detailed survey of the evolution of geometrical ideas and development of concepts of modern geometry: projective, Euclidean, and non-Euclidean geometry; role of geometry in Newtonian physics, calculus, relativity. Over 100 exercises with answers. 1966 edition.

Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Standpoint


Author: Felix Klein

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486167410

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

View: 1807

This comprehensive treatment features analytic formulas, enabling precise formulation of geometric facts, and it covers geometric manifolds and transformations, concluding with a systematic discussion of fundamentals. 1939 edition. Includes 141 figures.

Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

Revised and Updated Second Edition

Author: Manfredo P. do Carmo

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486806995

Category: Mathematics

Page: 512

View: 1744

One of the most widely used texts in its field, this volume introduces the differential geometry of curves and surfaces in both local and global aspects. The presentation departs from the traditional approach with its more extensive use of elementary linear algebra and its emphasis on basic geometrical facts rather than machinery or random details. Many examples and exercises enhance the clear, well-written exposition, along with hints and answers to some of the problems. The treatment begins with a chapter on curves, followed by explorations of regular surfaces, the geometry of the Gauss map, the intrinsic geometry of surfaces, and global differential geometry. Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics, this text's prerequisites include an undergraduate course in linear algebra and some familiarity with the calculus of several variables. For this second edition, the author has corrected, revised, and updated the entire volume.

Solid Analytic Geometry

Author: Abraham Adrian Albert

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486810267

Category: Mathematics

Page: 176

View: 3102

The first seven chapters of this concise text provide an exposition of the basic topics of solid analytic geometry and comprise the material for a one-semester course on the subject for undergraduate mathematics majors. The remaining two chapters offer additional material for longer courses or supplementary study. Chapters 1 and 2 contain a treatment of the equations of lines and planes. Subsequent chapters offer an exposition of classical elementary surface and curve theory, a treatment of spheres, and an examination of the classical descriptions of quadric surfaces in standard position. An exploration of the theory of matrices follows, with applications to the three-dimensional case of quadric surfaces. The text concludes with a survey of spherical coordinates and elements of projective geometry.

Projective Geometry and Projective Metrics

Author: Herbert Busemann,Paul J. Kelly

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154696

Category: Mathematics

Page: 352

View: 6020

This text examines the 3 classical geometries and their relationship to general geometric structures, with particular focus on affine geometry, projective metrics, non-Euclidean geometry, and spatial geometry. 1953 edition.

The Method of Coordinates

Author: I. M. Gelfand,E. G. Glagoleva,A. A. Kirillov

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486425658

Category: Mathematics

Page: 80

View: 8836

Two-part treatment begins with discussions of coordinates of points on a line, coordinates of points in a plane, and coordinates of points in space. Part two examines geometry as an aid to calculation and peculiarities of four-dimensional space. Abundance of ingenious problems — includes solutions, answers, and hints. 1967 edition.

Rudiments of Algebraic Geometry

Author: W.E. Jenner

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486818063

Category: Mathematics

Page: 112

View: 1792

Aimed at advanced undergraduate students of mathematics, this concise text covers the basics of algebraic geometry. Topics include affine spaces, projective spaces, rational curves, algebraic sets with group structure, more. 1963 edition.

Lectures on Analytic and Projective Geometry

Author: Dirk J. Struik

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486173526

Category: Mathematics

Page: 304

View: 803

This undergraduate text develops the geometry of plane and space, leading up to conics and quadrics, within the context of metrical, affine, and projective transformations. 1953 edition.

Modern Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Author: Richard A. Silverman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486793982

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1056

View: 2180

A self-contained text for an introductory course, this volume places strong emphasis on physical applications. Key elements of differential equations and linear algebra are introduced early and are consistently referenced, all theorems are proved using elementary methods, and numerous worked-out examples appear throughout. The highly readable text approaches calculus from the student's viewpoint and points out potential stumbling blocks before they develop. A collection of more than 1,600 problems ranges from exercise material to exploration of new points of theory — many of the answers are found at the end of the book; some of them worked out fully so that the entire process can be followed. This well-organized, unified text is copiously illustrated, amply cross-referenced, and fully indexed.