Fall 2012 MATH 140 001 LEC

Metric Differential Geometry
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECMWF 9-10A 3105 ETCHEVERRYEVANS, L C54270
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
416: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012 7-10PLimit:36 Enrolled:32 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:4 [on 11/02/12]
Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: Math 53 and 54: Math 104 is not required.

Syllabus: Frenet formulas, isoperimetric inequality, local theory of surfaces in Euclidean space, first and second fundamental forms. Gaussian and mean curvature, isometries, geodesics, parallelism, the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem.

Office: 1033 Evans Hall

Office Hours: TBA

Required Text: R. Millman and G. Parker, ``Elements of Differential Geometry'', Prentice Hall 

Recommended Reading: 

Grading: 25% homework, 25% midterm, 50% final 

Homework: I assign homework every class; each assignment is due is one week.

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