
#1
Nov2512, 12:51 AM

P: 9

Hello,
I recently bought "Ordinary Differential Equations" by V I Arnold to study differential equation. In that book he assumes we know basic topology. I want to know which subfield of topology should I know, in order to study this book. Regards Prashanth 



#2
Nov2512, 02:21 AM

P: 771

As you said, basic topology. The early chapters of Munkres or Mendelson will be more than enough.




#3
Nov2612, 01:53 AM

P: 9

In Munkres there are two parts, general & algebraic. So then as per your reply, there is no need to study algebraic topology. Am I correct?




#4
Nov2612, 02:09 PM

P: 150

"Ordinary Differential Equations" by V Arnold
Correct, no algebraic topology is necessary for reading Arnold.




#5
Nov2612, 08:20 PM

P: 9

ok, Thanks a lot !!!



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