Fibre Bundles pp 262-279 | Cite as

Differentiable Manifolds

  • Dale Husemoller
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 20)

Abstract

Fibre bundles first arose as bundles associated with the geometry of a manifold. In this chapter we consider topics in the topology of manifolds connected with vector bundles and the orientability of manifolds. Using Stiefel-Whitney classes we derive elementary nonexistence theorems for immersions of manifolds into euclidean space.

Keywords

Manifold Assure Bedding Verse 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dale Husemoller
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsHaverford CollegeHaverfordUSA

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