2.034J | Spring 2007 | Graduate

Nonlinear Dynamics and Waves

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.
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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.)