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Studying How to start with Reinmann geometry

  1. Jun 8, 2016 #1
    HI , i am having a problem in reinmann geometry as i am not able to cope up with the language used in
    "introduction to reinmann geometry-with applications in mechanics ang relativity".Can anyone suggest an easy to go with book, for a beginner for self study
     
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  3. Jun 8, 2016 #2

    Orodruin

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    A good start is to get the name Riemann geometry correctly.

    Apart from that, you will need a solid foundation in linear algebra and multivariable calculus.
     
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  5. Jun 9, 2016 #4

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    How are we supposed to answer this if you're not giving us any clue of your current knowledge in math and physics? Nor did you tell us whether you want a book that is rigorous or just a book "for physicists".
     
  6. Jun 9, 2016 #5
    Understand the calculus on manifolds. I think this is , basically , advanced multivariable calculus. For a start , try to figure out how to compute the curvature of a curve , then move to surfaces on three-dimenional Euclidean space. You should master this machinery given enough time. I can't recommend any textbooks though because you did not provide enough details about what exactly you're trying to do.
     
  7. Jun 9, 2016 #6
    sorry to reply very late, i have just completed 12th standard and am very curious to know GR and SR. i hv some knowledge of calculus(excluding integration in two variable,partial differential equations,...).I know very little about tensors and vector field. can u guide me how to proceed? plsreply at the earliest.
     
  8. Jun 9, 2016 #7
    I want to do majors in physics, and am very curious about GR. Pls guide me how to proceed as i am just a beginner and know very little about
    manifolds,tensors,......
     
  9. Jun 9, 2016 #8

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    I am sorry, you do not have the prerequisites to study Riemannian geometry. I have already given you information on what subjects you need to master first in post #2.
     
  10. Jun 9, 2016 #9
    which book should i refer for multivariable calculus ?
     
  11. Jun 9, 2016 #10
    and please tell me what are prerequisities to study riemannian geometry apart from algebra and multivariable calculus.
     
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