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AS.110.439. Introduction To Differential Geometry. 4.0 Credits.

Theory of curves and surfaces in Euclidean space: Frenet equations, fundamental forms, curvatures of a surface, theorems of Gauss and Mainardi-Codazzi, curves on a surface; introduction to tensor analysis and Riemannian geometry; theorema egregium; elementary global theorems.
Prerequisites: Grade of C- or better in (AS.110.201 or AS.110.212) and (AS.110.202 or AS.110.211)
Instructor(s): H. Lindblad
Area: Quantitative and Mathematical Sciences.