18.385J / 2.036J Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

Fall 2004

Phase Plane Portrait for the Dipole Fixed Point System for n = 1.
Phase Plane Portrait for the Dipole Fixed Point System for n = 1. (Image by Prof. Rosales adapted from the lecture notes.)

Course Highlights

This course features lecture notes, assignments, and exams.

Course Description

This graduate level course focuses on nonlinear dynamics with applications. It takes an intuitive approach with emphasis on geometric thinking, computational and analytical methods and makes extensive use of demonstration software.

Technical Requirements

MATLAB® software is required to run the .m files found on this course site.

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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Rodolfo R. Rosales

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Graduate

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