Nonlinear Dynamics and Waves

Red and yellow swirls on a black background.

Techniques based on nonlinear dynamics were used in remote sensing to suggest that some ocean and atmospheric phenomena may be chaotic, rather than random. (Image courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

2.034J / 1.685J / 18.377J

As Taught In

Spring 2007

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This graduate-level course provides a unified treatment of nonlinear oscillations and wave phenomena with applications to mechanical, optical, geophysical, fluid, electrical and flow-structure interaction problems.

Akylas, Triantaphyllos. 2.034J Nonlinear Dynamics and Waves, Spring 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-034j-nonlinear-dynamics-and-waves-spring-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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