By John Snygg
Differential geometry is the research of the curvature and calculus of curves and surfaces. A New method of Differential Geometry utilizing Clifford's Geometric Algebra simplifies the dialogue to an obtainable point of differential geometry through introducing Clifford algebra. This presentation is correct simply because Clifford algebra is an efficient device for facing the rotations intrinsic to the research of curved space.
Complete with chapter-by-chapter workouts, an outline of normal relativity, and short biographies of ancient figures, this complete textbook provides a necessary advent to differential geometry. it is going to function an invaluable source for upper-level undergraduates, beginning-level graduate scholars, and researchers within the algebra and physics communities.
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18 Fig. 5 Some symmetry axes of rotation for the cube 2 Clifford Algebra in Euclidean 3-Space C B A Perhaps, the most obvious symmetry rotations are those that correspond to the fourfold axes that pass through the centers of opposite faces. Not counting the 3600 identity rotation, we have symmetry rotations of 900 , 1800 , and 2700. Since there are three such axes, this gives us 3 3 D 9 elements. We also have some twofold axes that pass through the midpoints of opposite edges. Since there are 12 edges, there are six such axes and corresponding to each of these axes is a symmetry rotation of 1800.
A New Approach to Differential Geometry using Clifford's Geometric Algebra by John Snygg