University of Illinois at Chicago
J. M. Lee, Introduction to smooth manifolds, 2ed, Springer GTM, 2012.
(Free ebook access through UIC library)
|Other Texts||W. M. Boothby, An Introduction to Differentiable Manifolds and Riemannian Geometry, 2ed, Academic Press, 1986.|
|F. W. Warner, Foundations of Differentiable Manifolds and Lie Groups, Springer GTM, 1983.|
|Lectures||MWF 9:00am in Taft 305|
Monday 2-3 in SEO 503
Wednesday 11-12 in MSLC (SEO 430)
or by appointment
|Date/time||Course grade fraction|
|Homework||Most Mondays (See list below.)||40%||Take-home midterm||Due Mon Oct 16 at 9:00am in class||20%|
|Final Exam||Tue Dec 12, 10:30am-12:30pm||40%|
Typeset solutions are encouraged but not required. If writing solutions by hand, please make sure they are legible. Staple homework if it spans several sheets of paper.
Many of the homework problems are assigned directly from the primary textbook. Some other problems are modified versions of exercises in the primary or secondary textbooks (as indicated by a tag with the author's name) or are adapted from the following sources: