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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
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.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students, professional students, and seniors; juniors by permission only.
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: due to an overlap in content, students will receive credit for only one course in the following group: MAE 5790, MATH 4200, MATH 4210 if taken Fall 2017 or later.
Distribution Category (MQR-AS)
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: MAE 5790
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRMalott Hall 251
Graduate students, professional students, and seniors may enroll in MATH 4210 / MAE 5790 through Student Center up to a limit of 40 students. All others must add themselves to the waiting list (not in Student Center), which will open in January; a link to the waiting list will be added here: http://math.cornell.edu/enrollment-guide. Any student who is unable to pre-enroll in MATH 4210 / MAE 5790 should be actively considering other options. Enrollment will be limited to: graduate students, professional students, and seniors; juniors by permission only.
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