INTRO NONLINEAR DYNAMCL SYSTMS
Prerequisite: Mathematics E1210 and Physics W3003, or their equivalents. Intro duction to nonlinear dif ferential equations and dynamical systems and their chaotic behavior. Topics include Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulation of mechanics, phase space dynamics. Critical points and stability. Systems of linear differential equations. Solving simple nonlinear differential equations. Onset of chaos. Systems with dissipation, limit points and cycles, strange attractors.
Department: Applied Physics and Applied Math(APAM)
Subject: Applied Mathematics(APMA)
School: Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Division: School of Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate
Course ID: 4101