Math 4230 - Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

Fall 2012



Instructor: Assoc. Prof. J. Clelland
Class meetings: MWF 2:00-2:50 P.M. in ECCR 118

Syllabus



Homework #1 - due 9/7/12
Homework #2 - due 9/14/12
Homework #3 - due 9/21/12  Maple file
Homework #4 - due 9/28/12
Homework #5 - due 10/5/12
Homework #6 - due 10/12/12  Maple file
Homework #7 - due 10/19/12
Homework #8 - due 10/29/12 (note the Monday due date!)
Homework #9 - due 11/9/12
Homework #10 - due 11/16/12
Homework #11 - due 11/30/12  Maple file
Homework #12 - due 12/7/12
Homework #13 (extra credit!) - due 12/14/12

Midterm exam - due 11/5/12  Maple file: osculatinghelix.mw
Final exam - officially due 12/17/12 at 7:00 P.M., but I'll be happy if you get it to me by 12/18/12 at 10:00 A.M.

Just for fun: here's the helicoid-catenoid animation.  (Don't worry about the commands that I used to generate the pictures; this has to do with some connections between minimal surfaces and complex analysis.)  Just click on the graphic, then right-click and select Animate -> Play.  helicoid-to-catenoid.mw



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