18.385J | Fall 2004 | Graduate

Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

Lecture Notes

The lecture notes below supplement the textbook: Strogatz, S. Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1994. ISBN: 9780201543445.

  • Bead on a Thin, Rigid, Wire (PDF)
  • Bifurcations: Baby Normal Forms (PDF)
  • Tricky Asymptotic Fixed Point Notes (PDF)
  • Weakly Nonlinear Oscillators (PDF)
  • Hopf Bifurcations (PDF)

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