Course: Geometry

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Course title Geometry
Course code MU/01107
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • MARVAN Michal, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • BARAN Hynek, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Affine and Euclidean spaces and subspaces, affine maps and isometries, affine and Cartesian coordinates. Distance and inclination of subspaces in Euclidean space, the volume of a parallelepiped. Applications in planimetry, stereometry, and coding theory. Curves in Euclidean space, parameterization; Frenet frame, curvatures, Frenet--Serret equations; evolutes and involutes. Subvartieties in Euclidean space, regular parameterization, tangent space, directional derivative, the first fundamental form, vector field, Lie bracket. Hypersurfaces in Euclidean space, normal vector, covariant derivative, the second fundamental form, Gauss--Weingarten equations; parallel displacement, geodesics; principal curvatures. Applications in cartography and physics.

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Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Theoretical Physics (2) Physics courses - Winter