### Special Topics in Mathematics with Applications: Linear Algebra and the Calculus of Variations

This course features a complete e-textbook by Prof. Abeyaratne, which can be downloaded from the readings page.This course forms an introduction to a selection of mathematical topics that are not covered in traditional mechanical engineering curricula, such as differential geometry, integral geometry, discrete computational geometry, graph theory, optimization techniques, calculus of variations and linear algebra. The topics covered in any particular year depend on the interest of the student...