Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Applied Mathematics 3813A/B

NONLINEAR ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS AND CHAOS


Existence and uniqueness of solutions, phase space, singular points, stability, periodic attractors, Poincaré-Bendixson theorem, examples from physics, biology and engineering, frequency (phase) locking, parametric resonance, Floquet theory, stability of periodic solutions, strange attractors and chaos, Lyapunov exponents, chaos in nature, fractals.

Prerequisite(s): Applied Mathematics 2402A or the former Differential Equations 2402A; Calculus 2303A/B or Calculus 2503A/B and Mathematics 1600A/B or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: APPLMATH

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