MANIFOLDS AND TOPOLOGY - 2017/8

Module code: MAT3009

Module provider

Mathematics

Module Leader

GUTOWSKI JB Dr (Maths)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

JACs code

G100

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 1

Overall student workload

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Examination EXAMINATION 80%
School-timetabled exam/test IN-SEMESTER TEST 20%

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Demonstrate understanding of topological spaces and smooth manifolds, properties of differential forms and the action of the exterior derivative and wedge product. K
Apply these techniques in calculating the homotopy operator for closed differential forms, solving certain classes of partial differential equations, and using Stokes's Theorem to determine whether certain closed differential forms are exact. KCT
Construct the Mayer-Vietoris sequence for large classes of manifolds and use the associated techniques to calculate the corresponding Betti numbers. Understand how this construction can be used to distinguish between topologically distinct spaces. KC

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for MANIFOLDS AND TOPOLOGY : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/mat3009

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