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Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024
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MATH 4120 - Fundamentals of Geometry


Topics may be chosen from differential geometry of curves and surfaces, involutes and evolutes, order of contact, developable surfaces, Euler’s and Meusnier’s Theorem, mean and Gaussian curvatures, geodesics and parallel transport, The Theorem Egregium of Gauss, Gauss-Bonnet Theorem, computer-aided geometric design, computational geometry, tessellations, tiling and patterns, projective and non-Euclidean geometries, postulates and axiomatic systems, advanced Euclidean geometry, and the history of geometry.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: MATH 2010 .

When Offered: Spring term even-numbered years.

Credit Hours: 4



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