Editorial Reviews. Review. From the reviews: “An introduction to the formalism of differential and integral calculus on smooth manifolds. Many prospective. Loring W. Tu. An Introduction to Manifolds. Second Edition. May 19, Springer. Berlin Heidelberg NewYork. HongKong London. Loring W. Tu Tu’s An Introduction to Manifolds is accordingly offered as the first of a quartet of works that should make for a fine education in.

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Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Tu’s book is definitely a great book to read for someone who infroduction know the first thing about manifolds. I had a look at the John Lee book and it starts off with topological manifolds which is different from Tu’s book that starts off with differentiable functions.

I was wondering if someone can recommend to me some introductory texts on manifolds, suitable for those that have some background on analysis and several variable calculus.

Springer; 2 edition October 5, Publication Date: The requisite point-set topology is included in an appendix of twenty pages; other appendices review facts from real analysis and linear algebra. October 5, Sold by: The requisite point-set topology is included in an appendix of twenty pages; other appendices review facts from real analysis and linear algebra. See all 22 reviews. Contrary to what you might suspect from the title, Isham’s text is very mathematical; basically manirolds is no physics at all.


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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Curves, Surfaces, Manifolds introductiion. Not Enabled Word Wise: I’d like to add: Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. It even develops Riemannian geometry, de Rham cohomology and variational calculus on manifolds very easily and their explanations are very down to Earth. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It is a complete book!

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A little bit more advanced and dealing extensively with differential geometry of manifolds is the book by Jeffrey Lee – “Manifolds and Differential Geometry” do not confuse it with the other books by John M. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

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I want to ask what you think about the book of S. There is a first volume on “topological manifolds” and a second volume on “smooth manifolds” and even a third one on “Riemannian geometry”.

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It’s a very introducfion text. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Morita has a way of explaining some quite advanced topic in a very understandable manner. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Other alternative maybe Boothby – ” Introduction to Differentiable Manifolds and Riemannian Geometry ” since it also builds everything up starting from multivariable analysis.

An Introduction to Manifolds

The Long Exact Sequence in Cohomology. An manifo,ds others have pointed out, it is a good book for Bott and Tu’s book on differential forms which is horrible in terms of introducing basic concepts. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.


A very good and underrated book-and available very cheap from Dover! Its table of contents is amazing in scope dealing with some advanced topics most other introductory books avoid like classical integral geometry, characteristic classes and pseudodifferential operators. If introducttion had done that,the book would probably have been a huge success as a necessary supplement to some of the great exercise-less lecture notes on the subject-such as S.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Another interesting answers to a similar question are in Teaching myself differential topology and differential geometry You may find interesting other books which are recommended there.

In this streamlined introduction to the subject, the theory of manifolds is presented with the aim of helping the reader achieve a rapid mastery of the essential topics. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I would agree with some of the other reviewers that this should be a text every graduate student in mathematics should read. An Introduction to Manifolds.

Tangent Vectors in R N as Derivativations. In addition, this approach teaches you mznifolds “think in a coordinate-free way”, but in the familiar Euclidean space most students already feel comfortable with.