Some animations of curves, surfaces and knots
A. Gray. Modern Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces.
Boca Raton: CRC Press, Second Edition, 1998.
Mathematica Packages: Alfred Gray's Mathematica packages for curves and surfaces are free and available locally, together with others that we use, see Beginning Mathematica .
Introductory Mathematica Notebook: ==>Download and open in Mathematica
Breakdown of Lectures: Lecture Notes
5 Elementary theory of curves, their curvature and torsion
7 Elementary theory of surfaces and their curvature
12 Computer laboratory sessions investigating properties of curves and surfaces.
Coursework Assignments: ==>Download and open in Mathematica
Assignment 1 Complete and submit by end of Week 4
Assignment 2 Complete and submit by end of Week 8
Assignment 3 Complete and submit by end of Week 11