- Code MATH2242
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Mathematical Sciences Institute
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Mathematics
- Areas of interest Mathematics, Physics
This course introduces students to basic concepts in differential geometry and topology.
Learning OutcomesOn satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Explain the fundamental concepts of the differential geometry and topology of curves and surfaces.
2. Demonstrate accurate and effective use of fundamental techniques of differential geometry and topology.
3. Acquire geometrical problem-solving and analysis skills which may be applied to diverse situations in mathematics, physics, and engineering.
Indicative AssessmentBiweekly problems sets worth a total of 40% of the final mark (LO 1,2,3). A midterm and final exam, worth 25% and 35% of the final mark, respectively (LO 1,2,3).
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Workload3 hours of lectures per week, and addtional 6 hours per week outside class time.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Indicative Reading ListDifferential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces by Manfredo Do Carmo
Differential Topology by Victor Guillemin and Alan Pollack
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 2
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|9549||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person|