18.385J | Fall 2004 | Graduate

Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

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.
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Lecture Notes
An illiustration of a phase plane portrait.
Phase Plane Portrait for the Dipole Fixed Point System for n = 1. (Image by Prof. Rosales adapted from the lecture notes.)