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PHY 912  Modern Nonlinear Dynamics

Semester:
Spring of even years
Credits:
Total Credits: 2   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 2
Prerequisite:
PHY 820 or approval of department
Description:
Nonlinear dynamics of Hamiltonian and dissipative systems; method of averaging; adiabatic invariants; KAM theorem; invariant manifolds; bifurcation theory; dynamical chaos. Offered first half of semester.
Effective Dates:
SPRING 2006 - SUMMER 2019