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2019/2020

Differential Calculus on Manifolds

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01DPV ZK 2 2+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Matěj Tušek (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Mathematics
Synopsis:

Smooth manifold, tangent space differential forms, tensors, Riemannian metrics and manifold, covariant derivative, parallel transport, orientation of manifold, itegration on manifold and Stokes theorem.

Requirements:

Basic course in Calculus and Linear Algebra and topology (in the extent of the courses 01MA1, 01MAA2-4, 01LA1, 01LAA2, 01TOP held at the FNSPE CTU in Prague).

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Smooth manifolds 2. Tangent and cotangent space 3. Tensors, differential forms 4. Orientation of manifold, integration on manifold 5. Stokes theorem 6. Riemannian manifold.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge: To get acquainted with basic notions of differential geometry with emphasis on mathematical details.

Abilities: Consequently, to be able to self-study advanced physical (not only) literature.

Study materials:

key references:

[1] J.M. Lee: Introduction to Smooth Manifolds, Springer, 2003.

recommended references:

[2] J. M Lee: Riemannian Manifolds: An Introduction to Curvature, Springer, 1997.

[3] M. Spivak: Calculus on Manifolds, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1965.

[4] F. Morgan: Riemannian Geometry: A Begginer's Guide, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 1993.

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