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Non-linear Dynamics and Chaos

PHYS 217
Spring 2018
Section: 01  
Course Cluster: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor

The techniques of nonlinear dynamics have been proven, over the years, useful for a variety of disciplines covering areas from physics and system biology to econophysics, sociophysics, epidemiology and even linguistics. This course gives a taste of these new developments with an emphasis on applications. Examples that we shall discuss in the class include the development of social relations and love affairs, opinion dynamics, superconducting circuits and laser dynamics, and even methods of cryptography using chaos.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM PHYS
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PHYS113, PHYS116, AND PHYS213
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIS)(IDEA-MN)(PHYS)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

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