Curves and Surfaces in R^3
Math 421, Spring Semester 2018
Physics 119, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:05 - 11:20 a.m.
Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:15 - 3:15 p.m., or by appointment
"Differential Geometry and Its Applications" (2nd edition) by John Oprea
will be assigned out of the text book, which we will follow reasonably
closely. It is in your interests to read the book as we go, and
the HW problems should help you achieve this. You may turn in one
late HW without any penalty, after which penalties will be assessed at
the discretion of the grader.
Midterm: The Midterm will be in class on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. You will be
responsible for all of the material in sections of the book which have
had HW problems assigned in them. Let me know immediately if you are going to have an unresolvable conflict with this
Final Exam: The Final Exam will be on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 2 - 5 p.m. in our usual classroom, Physics 119.
Grade: The grade
for the course will be based on
1) 30%: Homework
2) 30%: Midterm
3) 40%: Final Exam