9780367196905-0367196905-Spherical Geometry and Its Applications (Textbooks in Mathematics)

Spherical Geometry and Its Applications (Textbooks in Mathematics)

ISBN-13: 9780367196905
ISBN-10: 0367196905
Edition: 1
Author: Whittlesey, Marshall A.
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC
Format: Hardcover 347 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780367196905
ISBN-10: 0367196905
Edition: 1
Author: Whittlesey, Marshall A.
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC
Format: Hardcover 347 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Whittlesey, Marshall A. wrote Spherical Geometry and Its Applications (Textbooks in Mathematics) comprising 347 pages back in 2019. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0367196905 and 9780367196905. Since then Spherical Geometry and Its Applications (Textbooks in Mathematics) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Spherical Geometry and Its Applications introduces spherical geometry and its practical applications in a mathematically rigorous form. The text can serve as a course in spherical geometry for mathematics majors. Readers from various academic backgrounds can comprehend various approaches to the subject.

The book introduces an axiomatic system for spherical geometry and uses it to prove the main theorems of the subject. It also provides an alternate approach using quaternions. The author illustrates how a traditional axiomatic system for plane geometry can be modified to produce a different geometric world – but a geometric world that is no less real than the geometric world of the plane.

Features:

  • A well-rounded introduction to spherical geometry
  • Provides several proofs of some theorems to appeal to larger audiences
  • Presents principal applications: the study of the surface of the earth, the study of stars and planets in the sky, the study of three- and four-dimensional polyhedra, mappings of the sphere, and crystallography
  • Many problems are based on propositions from the ancient text Sphaerica of Menelaus
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