18.385J | Fall 2014 | 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
2D dipole fixed point system phase plane image.
Phase Plane Portrait for the Dipole Fixed Point System for n = 5. (Image by Prof. Rodolfo Rosales adapted from the lecture notes.)