|Course Cluster: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor|
The techniques of nonlinear dynamics and chaos have been proven useful for a variety of disciplines, ranging from astrophysics to population dynamics. This course provides an introduction with applications.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: PHYS113, PHYS116, AND PHYS213
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (IDEA-MN)(PHYS)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
No book. Lecture notes will be provided.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly problem sets, 2 exams.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Calculus is required. Students are encouraged to take a linear algebra course, MATH 221 or MATH 223, before or concurrently with PHYS 217.
|Instructor(s): Blümel,Reinhold Times: ..T.R.. 08:50AM-10:10AM; Location: SCIE137; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 5||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 11||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 7||FR: 2|