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Usefulness of Differential Geometry?

  1. Oct 4, 2011 #1
    My university is offering a Differential Geometry course next semester and while I am interested in the subject, I do not plan to take the class unless it has practical use for me. I have no interest in doing theoretical work. Does differential geometry serve any use to applied physics/engineering?
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  3. Oct 4, 2011 #2

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    Not really.
  4. Oct 4, 2011 #3
    For applied physics and engineering? Probably not a lot. It's a very interesting subject though, and it is the language of general relativity, so it might be worth it to take it if it interests you.
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