Lecture Note on Curves and Surfaces, 2005, Chuu-Lian Terng

By Xah Lee. Date:

This is a intro book on differential geometry.

Part 1 is the basics of beginning differential geometry. You just need good multi-variable calculus and linear algebra as prerequisite. (and a little ordinary differential equations)

Part 2 covers pseudospherical surfaces, constant mean curvature surfaces, and minimal surfaces.

Original source is Professor Chuu-Lian Terng's home page at https://www.math.uci.edu/~cterng/

differential_geometry_2005_1_Chuu-Lian_Terng_28384.pdf


Part 2

differential_geometry_2005_2_Chuu-Lian_Terng_97841.pdf

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