MA3610 Topology, Fractals, and Chaotic Dynamics

An introductory course on chaotic dynamics systems and fractals. Topics covered include: flows on the line, bifurcations, linear systems, phase plane, limit cycles, the Lorenz equations, fractals, and one-dimensional maps. Applications include population growth, laser threshold, the pendulum, relaxation oscillations, and synchronized chaos.

Prerequisite

MA1115 and MA2121

Lecture Hours

3

Lab Hours

0

Quarter Offered

  • As Required