MATH 2040

Curves and Surfaces

(Laboratory required) Curves and surfaces in the plane and space. Intrinsic geometry of curves and surfaces: Serret Frenet frames, first and second fundamental forms, curvature and the Gauss map. Geodesics and parallel transport. Theorema Egregium and Gauss-Bonnet theorems. Prerequisites: [MATH 1232 (C) or MATH 1690 (C) or MATH 1700 (B) or MATH 1701 (B) or MATH 1710 (B)] and [MATH 1220 (C) or MATH 1300 (B) or MATH 1301 (B)]; or consent of instructor.

Winter 2018 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Leo Butler
    CRN: 55750
    Lecture Location: 306 Buller
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 10:30–11:20, M.W.F.

Lab sections

  • B01
    CRN: 55751
    Tutorial Location: 315 Machray Hall
    Dates: January 05 – April 06
    Time: 16:00–16:50, Th.
  • B02
    CRN: 55752
    Tutorial Location: 316 Machray Hall
    Dates: January 05 – April 06
    Time: 16:00–16:50, Th.

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Exams

MATH 1020 Final Exam
Monday, December 18 at 1:30 p.m.

MATH 2140 A01 Final Exam
Tuesday, December 19 at 9:00 a.m.

MATH 2160 A01 Final Exam
Wednesday, December 20 at 9:00 a.m.

MATH 3120 A01 Final Exam
Wednesday, December 20 at 9:00 a.m.

Upcoming Seminar

Colloquium talk:
Seth Wolbert
Friday, January 12 at 14:30, 418 Machray Hall.