Math 481 - Vector and Tensor Analysis
(An Introduction to Differential Geometry)
Section F13, Spring 2015

Course Information

Lectures and Homework Assignments

Instructor Ely Kerman
Email ekerman@math.uiuc.edu
Office 326 Illini Hall
Office hours Wednesday and Friday 10:30-11:30 PM
Lectures MWF 2:00-2:50 PM in 241 Altgeld Hall
Text The Geometry of Physics: An Introduction, by Theodore Frankel
Grading The course grade will be calculated as follows.
Weekly Homework: 20%
Midterms: 2x20%=40%
Final exam: 40%
Exam dates Midterm 1, Friday Feb. 27, in class.
Midterm 2, Friday April 10, in class.
Final exam. 1:30-4:30 PM Friday May 15 in 241 Altgeld.
Syllabus Here is the course syllabus .

Course Policies

Collaborative work

You are encouraged to work on the homework in groups, although each student should submit a separate set of solutions.

Late homework

Make-up exams