Instructor: Ljudmila Kamenova
Office: Math Tower 3-115
Office hours: MW 11:05am-12:35pm in Math Tower 3-115; drop by my office anytime or send me an e-mail: email@example.com.
Grader: Jiahao Hu
Grader's office hours: Jiahao Hu card
Foundations of differentiable manifolds: differentiable maps, vector fields and flows, and differential forms and integration on manifolds. Stokes' theorem. Froebenius theorem. Lie derivatives. Immersions and submersions. DeRham chomology, cochain complexes, degree of a map, Mayer-Vietoris Theorem.
Textbook: Introduction to Smooth Manifolds (2nd Ed.), by Lee, Springer 2012.
Grading: Homework accounts for 50% of the total grade; the Midterm is worth 20% of the total grade; the Final is worth 30% of the total grade.
|Week.||Lecture Dates.||Please Read.|
|1.||Jan 23rd and 25th.||Chapters 1 and 2.|
|2.||Jan 30th and Feb 1st.||Chapter 3.|
|3.||Feb 6th and 8th.||Chapter 4.|
|4.||Feb 13th and 15th.||Chapter 5.|
|5.||Feb 20th and Feb 22nd.||Chapter 6.|
|6.||Feb 27th and March 1st.||Chapter 8.|
|7.||March 6th and 8th.||Review and Midterm.|
|8.||March 20th and 22nd.||Chapter 9.|
|9.||March 27th and 29th.||Chapters 10 and 11.|
|10.||April 3rd and 5th.||Chapters 12 and 14.|
|11.||April 10th and 12th.||Chapters 15 and 16.|
|12.||April 17th and 19th.||Chapter 17.|
|13.||April 24th and 26th.||Chapter 19.|
|14.||May 1st and 3rd.||Review.|
Homework is a fundamental part of this course, and you will have to work hard on the assigned problems in order to succeed. Late homework will not be accepted. Homework will account for 50% of the total grade. The exercises will be from the course textbook. Starred questions are for extra credit, and therefore optional.
|1.||Wednesday Feb 8th at 10am.||1-1, 1-3, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7, 1-9.|
|2.||Wednesday Feb 15th at 10am.||2-5, 2-7, 2-14, 3-1, 3-2 (for extra credit: show that the vector space of smooth functions on a positive dimensional manifold cannot have a countable basis).|
|3.||Wednesday Feb 22nd at 10am.||3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-6, 3-7*, 4-4.|
|4.||Wednesday Mar 1st at 10am.||4-5, 4-10 , 4-13, 5-6, 5-7.|
|5.||Wednesday Mar 29th at 10am.||6-1, 8-3, 8-4, 8-11, 8-13, 8-16*.|
|6.||Wednesday Apr 5th at 10am.||9-2, 9-3, 9-4, 9-5, 9-8*, 9-17 & 9-18*.|
|7.||Wednesday Apr 12th at 10am.||10-6, 10-7, 10-10, 10-12, 10-18|
|8.||Wednesday Apr 19th at 10am.||11-7, 11-9, & 11-10*, 12-8, 14-1, 14-3.|
|9.||Wednesday Apr 26th at 10am.||14-5, 14-6, 14-7, 14-9, 15-1.|
|10.||Wednesday May 3rd at 10am.||15-3, 15-5, 15-8*, 16-3 (a), 16-4 (you may assume the retraction is smooth here), 16-5, & 16-6*|
Accessibility Support Center (SASC) Statement: If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact your course work, please contact the Student Accessibility Support Center (SASC), ECC (Educational Communications Center) Building, room 128, (631) 632-6748. They will determine with you what accommodations, if any, are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is confidential.
Students who might require special evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency are urged to discuss their needs with both the instructor and DSS. For important related information, click here.
Academic Integrity Statement: Each student must pursue his or her academic goals honestly and be personally accountable for all submitted work. Representing another person's work as your own is always wrong. Faculty are required to report any suspected instances of academic dishonesty to the Academic Judiciary. Faculty in the Health Sciences Center (School of Health Technology & Management, Nursing, Social Welfare, Dental Medicine) and School of Medicine are required to follow their school-specific procedures. For more comprehensive information on academic integrity, including categories of academic dishonesty, please refer to the academic judiciary website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/academic_integrity/index.html.
Critical Incident Management Statement:
Stony Brook University expects students to respect the rights, privileges, and property of other people. Faculty are required to report to the Office of Judicial Affairs any disruptive behavior that interrupts their ability to teach, compromises the safety of the learning environment, or inhibits students' ability to learn. Faculty in the HSC Schools and the School of Medicine are required to follow their school-specific procedures.