The main textbook for the first two parts of the course will be
geometry of curves and surfaces" by M. do Carmo. Additional texts
will be distributed as necessary.
Attendance and Class participation (10%) + Homework (10%)+Midterm(20%)+Project(30%)+Final(30%)
Final exam solutions are now available.
As a part of this class, you will be asked to write a short
paper or make in-class presentation on a topic related to the class
We will start discuss the possible topics shortly.
||3-body problem in classical
||Lie derivatives and
Cartan's magic formula
There will be regular (approximately, biweekly) homework, which will
be announced in class, and send by e-mail through my.ucla.edu to all