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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MA 415 - Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics

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

Course Description:  Introduction to the mathematics of nonlinear dynamics of 1-dimensional and 2-dimensional models including: Fixed points, Linearization, Stability, Bifurcations (Saddle Node, Transcritical, Pitchfork and Hopf), Limit Cycles, Hysteresis, Strange Attractors and Fractals.  Prerequisite(s): C or better in MA 311