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By Philippe G. Ciarlet

This monograph provides the fundamental theorems of differential geometry in 3-dimensional area, together with an intensive assurance of floor concept. via a sequence of rigorously chosen and consultant mathematical types this monograph additionally explains at size how those theorems are utilized in three-d elasticity and in shell idea. The presentation is basically selfcontained, with a good emphasis on pedagogy. specifically, no "a priori" wisdom of differential geometry or of elasticity idea is thought, the one specifications are a cheap wisdom of uncomplicated research, useful research, and a few acquaintance with usual and partial differential equations.

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