Non-orientable Surfaces: The Mobius Band 
Non-orientable Surfaces: The Mobius Band
by UNSW / N.J. Wildberger
Video Lecture 7 of 26
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Date Added: July 28, 2011

Lecture Description

In this video lecture, Prof. N.J. Wildberger talks about Non-orientable Surfaces: The Mobius Band. 

A surface is non-orientable if there is no consistent notion of right handed versus left handed on it. The simplest example is the Mobius band, a twisted strip with one side, and one edge. An important deformation gives what we call a crosscap.

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Course Description

In this course, Prof. N.J. Wildberger gives 26 video lectures on Algebraic Topology.  This is a beginner's course in Algebraic Topology given by Assoc. Prof. N J Wildberger of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW. It features a visual approach to the subject that stresses the importance of familiarity with specific examples. It also introduces 'rational curvature', a simple but important innovation. NJ Wildberger is also the developer of Rational Trigonometry: a new and better way of learning and using trigonometry.


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