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Geometry 2 (Geom2)
Provider: Faculty of Science

Activity no.: 5569-20-07-33There are 49 available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 11/11/2020
PlaceDepartment of Mathematical Sciences
Universitetsparken 5, 2100 København Ø
Date and time16.11.2020, at: 08:00 - 29.01.2021, at: 16:00
Regular seats50
ECTS credits7.50
Contact personNina Weisse    E-mail address: weisse@math.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserHenrik Schlichtkrull    E-mail address: schlicht@math.ku.dk
Written languageEnglish
Teaching languageEnglish
Semester/BlockBlock 2
Scheme groupB
Exam formCourse participation
Exam formOral examination
Exam detailsInformation will follow
Exam aidsAll aids allowed
Criteria for exam assessmentA mandatory assignment must be approved before the exam. The assignment is to be handed in no later than two weeks before the exam week.
Course workload
Course workload categoryHours
Theory exercises28.00


The following subjects are covered.

1. Differentiable manifolds in Euclidean spaces.
2. Abstract differentiable manifolds.
3. Tangent spaces, differentiable maps and differentials.
4. Submanifolds immersions and imbeddings
5. Vector fields.
6. Lie groups and Lie Algebras
7. Differential forms.
8. Integration; Stokes' Theorem

Learning outcome
Central definitions and theorems from the theory

- Decide whether a given subset of R^n is a manifold
- Determine the differential of a smooth map
- Work with tangent vectors, including the Lie algebra of a Lie group
- Utilize topological concepts in relation with manifolds
- Find the Lie bracket of given vector fields
- Work with exterior differentiation and pull-back of differential forms

- In general to perform logical reasoning within the subject of the course
- Give an oral presentation of a specific topic within the theory as well as a strategy for solving a specific problem

See Absalon.

Teaching and learning methods
5 hours of lectures and 4 hours of exercises per week for 7 weeks.

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