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Differentiable Manifolds

Program

Differentiable manifolds: local structure, submanifolds, Sard's Theorem, transversality, vector fields and flows. Fibre bundles, tangent and cotangent bundles of a manifold. Lie derivative of vector fields. Lie algebras. Lie groups (classical). Homogeneous spaces. Differential forms, exterior derivative. Symplectic forms. Integration on manifolds. Stokes' theorem. One or more of the following additional topics may also be covered:
- Riemannian manifolds. Curvature. Symmetric spaces. Classical examples.
- de Rham cohomology, singular cohomology and de Rham's theorem.
- Degree of a map. Index of a vector field. Applications.
- Distributions. Frobenius and Stefan-Sussmann theorems.

Research and Events

Events

  • Representations of fundamental groups of surfaces
    Peter Gothen (CMUP)
    15:30, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    (Seminar)
    November 23, 2018
  • On the existence of solutions for inextensible string equations
    Ayk Telciyan (student)
    12:30, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    (Seminar)
    November 23, 2018
  • Boolean representable simplicial complexes
    Maria Inês Couto (student)
    12:00, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    (Seminar)
    November 23, 2018
  • Campanato spaces and applications in partial differential equations
    David Jesus (student)
    11:30, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    (Seminar)
    November 23, 2018
  • A mathematical model for a plant circadian oscillator
    Adérito Araújo (CMUC)
    14:00, Room 2.5, UC Math. Dept.
    (Seminar)
    November 28, 2018
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