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Notes on Differential Geometry with special emphasis on surfaces in R 3

  title={Notes on Differential Geometry with special emphasis on surfaces in R 3},
  author={Markus May}
These notes are an attempt to summarize some of the key mathematical aspects of differential geometry, as they apply in particular to the geometry of surfaces in R. The focus is not on mathematical rigor but rather on collecting some bits and pieces of the very powerful machinery of manifolds and “post-Newtonian calculus”. Even though the ultimate goal of elegance is a complete coordinate free description, this goal is far from being achieved here—not because such a description does not exist… 
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