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MATH 4550
Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

Course Description

Bifurcation in one-dimensional flows. Two-dimensional flows, fixed points and linearization, conservative systems, index theory, limit cycles. Poincare-Bendixson theory, bifurcations. Chaos, the Lorenz equation, discrete maps, fractals, and strange attractors.

Prerequisite(s):

MATH 3550

Offerings

Spring 2018Brody JohnsonMWF 2:10pm-3:00pm