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PHYS 280: Nonlinear Dynamics


Units: 4

Most processes encountered in nature are inherently nonlinear. This course introduces the main topics of low-dimensional nonlinear systems, with applications to a wide variety of disciplines, including physics, engineering, mathematics, chemistry, and biology. Specific topics include maps and flows in one and two dimensions, phase portraits, bifurcations, chaos, and fractals.

Course Details
Repeatable for Credit: No
Conjoined with: PHYS 180
Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade only

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite: (PHYS 008 or PHYS 008H) and MATH 023 and MATH 024
Instructor Permission Required: No


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