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Geometry of Surfaces

  • Andrei LuduEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN)

Abstract

There are two main differences between the theory of regular curves andregular surfaces in three-dimensional Euclidean spaces. On one hand, smooth curves are mappings (i.e.

Keywords

Vector Field Covariant Derivative Fundamental Form Tangent Plane Christoffel Symbol 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityDaytona BeachUSA

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