MATH 4210

MATH 4210

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

Introduction to nonlinear dynamics, with applications to physics, engineering, biology, and chemistry. Emphasizes analytical methods, concrete examples, and geometric thinking. Topics include one-dimensional systems; bifurcations; phase plane; nonlinear oscillators; and Lorenz equations, chaos, strange attractors, fractals, iterated mappings, period doubling, renormalization.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: high level of performance in MATH 2210-MATH 2220, MATH 2230-MATH 2240, or MATH 1920 and MATH 2940; MATH 2930 or equivalent preparation in differential equations; or permission of instructor. Students will be expected to be comfortable with proofs.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: Students will not receive credit for both MATH 4200 and MATH 4210/MAE 5790 if either course is taken Fall 2017 or later.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 5790

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7846MATH 4210  LEC 001