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Math 4230 - Geometry of
Curves and Surfaces
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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

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

- The midterm will be
handed out on Wednesday, Oct. 24 and due on Friday, Nov.
5. There will be NO CLASS on Friday, Oct. 26; you should
use this time to work on the midterm!