Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2023

     

MATH 552 001 (CRN: 15549)

RIEMANNIAN GEOMETRY

Long Title: RIEMANNIAN GEOMETRY
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
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 1
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 30
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 26-FEB-2024 7:25PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
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 452. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 451/551 or MATH 401/500 Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 552 if student has credit for MATH 452.