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    Virginia Military Institute
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue

MA 415 - Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to the mathematics of nonlinear dynamics of 1-dimesional and 2-dimesional models including: Fixed points, Linearization, Stability, Bifurcations (Saddle Node, Transcritical, Pitchfork and Hopf), Limit Cycles, Hysteresis, Strange Attractors, Liapunov Exponents and Fractals. Prerequisite(s): MA 311