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May 26, 2014 by Misrak Negatu (misrak)
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MATH 3848 : Differential Geometry
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MATH 2184 or MATH 2185; MATH 2233 and MATH 2971
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Curves in space, regular surfaces, tensors, fundamental forms of a surface, Gauss–Bonnet theory, minimal surfaces; the geometry of the Gauss map.
A student who completes this course will know: * the properties of a curve and the concepts of curvature and torsion. * what is a regular surface and what is its Gauss map. * how to calculate the first and second fundamental forms of a surface and quantities such as arc length, surface area, principal curvatures, Gauss curvature and mean curvature. * the meaning of the covariant derivative and how to compute it. * the implications of Theorema Egregrium and the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem.
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CCAS - GCR: Q & L
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 23:17:32 GMT
Rollback: please update your syllabus to include all elements of the required syllabus template. template attached for further guidance.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:59:38 GMT
Rollback: Please update syllabus to include the following: 1-2 sentence course description and the mental health statement (instead of the ucc). Required syllabus attached for further guidance.