Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2023


MATH 452 001 (CRN: 15548)


Department: Mathematics
Instructor: Mantoulidis, Christos
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR HBH 427 (21-AUG-2023 - 1-DEC-2023) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: (MATH 354 OR MATH 355) AND (MATH 321 OR MATH 331) AND MATH 443
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 4
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 30
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 26-FEB-2024 6:25PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM T TBA TBA
Description: This is a course on Riemannian manifolds. Topics will include: Tensors, Riemannian metrics. Connections. The exponential map. Geodesics and completeness. Curvature. First and second variations of length and area. Jacobi Fields. Additional topics may vary from year to year. Cross-list: MATH 552. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 370 or MATH 401 or MATH 444 or MATH 451 Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 452 if student has credit for MATH 552.