Differential Manifolds

  • Sylvestre Gallot
  • Dominique Hulin
  • Jacques Lafontaine
Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)


A subset MRn+k is an n-dimensional submanifold of class Cp of Rn+k if, for any χ ∈ M, there exists a neighborhood U of χ in Rn+k and a C p submersion f: UR k such that UM = f−1 (0) (we recall tnat f is a submersion if its differential map is surjective at each point).


Vector Field Vector Bundle Open Subset Volume Form Smooth Manifold 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylvestre Gallot
    • 1
  • Dominique Hulin
    • 2
  • Jacques Lafontaine
    • 3
  1. 1.Université de SavoieChambéry CedexFrance
  2. 2.Centre d’Orsay, MathématiqueUniversité Paris11Orsay CedexFrance
  3. 3.U.F.R. de MathématiquesUniversité Paris 7Paris Cedex 05France

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