PHYS 7653

PHYS 7653

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

An advanced, graduate-level exploration of universality and scaling in complex systems exhibiting emergent scale invariance -- random walks, continuous phase transitions, earthquakes and crackling noise, mesoscale plasticity and quasi-brittle fracture. Emphasis on developing scaling descriptions for previously unknown systems.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: A high level of sophistication and interest.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6382 PHYS 7653   LEC 001