Semester: Spring 2017 – 2018


Erkan Murat TÜRKAN

Course schedule:

Tuesday 13:20-15:10 (RB-01)

Wednesday 14:20-15:10 (RB-01)

Office Hours: 

Monday 13:20-14:10

Wednesday 13:20-14:00

Office R-216

Catalog Description:

Curves in R3. The local theory of curves parametrized by arc length. Frenet-Serret formulas. Surfaces. The tangent plane. The first fundamental form. Normal curvature. Geodesics.


Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces, Second edition, by Manfredo P. Do Carmo. 

Reference Book:

Elementary Differential Geometry 2nd Edition by Andrew Pressley.

Evaluation Criteria:

2 Midterm Examinations (30% each), Final Exam (40%), Attendance (5% Bonus)

Midterm 1: 19.04.2018 Thursday at 13:20

Midterm 2: 10.05.2018 Thursday at 13:20

Final Exam: 01.06.2018 Friday at 10:00

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