SF2722 Differential Geometry 7.5 credits

Differentialgeometri

An introduction to differential geometry

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Differentiable manifolds and mappings, tangent vectors, Riemannian metrics, curvature.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the student should be able to

  • formulate central definitions and theorems within the topic of the course,
  • apply and generalize theorems and methods within the topic of the course,
  • describe, analyze and formulate basic proofs within the topic of the course,

in order to provide familiarity with concepts and results in differential geometry which can form a basis for further study of the subject and its applications.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed course SF1677 Foundations of Analysis. 

Recommended prerequisites

SF2700 Analysis and knowledge of several variable calculus, or corresponding background.

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Announced no later than 4 weeks before the start of the course on the course web page.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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Examiner

Mattias Dahl

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

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SCI/Mathematics

Main field of study *

Mathematics

Education cycle *

Second cycle

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