Dynamical Systems


Week 44  
Tuesday, Oct. 31  13:15 (HA2)  Lecture 1  Introduction (Chapter 1); Flows on the line (Chapter 2) 
Thursday, Nov. 2  13:15 (EE)  Lecture 2  Bifurcations and Catastrophes (Chapter 3) 
Thursday, Nov. 2  15:15 (EE)  Mathematica tutorial  Please try to download and install Mathematica before the tutorial Bring your laptop (with mathematica installed) if you have one Instructions on how to download and install mathematica 
Week 45  
Tuesday, Nov. 7  13:15 (HA2)  Lecture 3  Linear flows (Chapter 5) 
Thursday, Nov. 9  13:15 (EE)  Lecture 4  Phase plane (Chapter 6) 
Thursday, Nov. 9  15:15 (EE)  Problem session (Jan)  On problem set 1 
Friday, Nov. 10  13:15 (HA2)  Lecture 5  Limit cycles (Chapter 7) 
Week 46  
Tuesday, Nov. 14  13:15 (HA2)  Lecture 6  Twodimensional bifurcations (Chapter 8) 
Thursday, Nov. 16  13:15 (SBH3)  Problem session (Jan)  On problem set 2 
Friday, Nov. 17  13:15 (HA2)  Lecture 7  Relaxation oscillators, Twotiming (Chapter 7) 
Week 47  
Tuesday, Nov. 21  13:15 (EE)  Lecture 8  Damped driven pendulum. Chaotic billiards. 
Thursday, Nov. 23  13:15 (EE)  Mathematica tutorial 2  
Friday, Nov. 24  13:15 (HA2)  Lecture 9  Chaos and Lyapunov exponents (Chapter 9) 
Week 48  
Tuesday, Nov. 28  13:15 (HA2)  Lecture 10  Strange attractors and fractals (Chapters 1112) 
Thursday, Nov. 30  13:15 (EE)  Problem session (Jan)  On problem set 3 
Friday, Dec. 1  13:15 (HA2)  Lecture 11  Fractals and fractal dimensions (Chapter 11) 
Week 49  
Tuesday, Dec. 5  13:15 (EE)  Lecture 12  Multifractals 
Thursday, Dec. 7  13:15 (EE)  Lecture 13 (Bernhard)  Bernhard Mehlig presents research on dynamical systems 
Thursday, Dec. 7  15:15 (EE)  Problem session (Jan)  On problem set 4 
Week 50  
Tuesday, Dec. 12  13:15 (HA2)  Lecture 14  Transition to chaos in dissipative and in Hamiltonian systems 
Thursday, Dec. 14  13:15 (EE)  Lecture 15  Preparation for exam 
Week 02  
Monday, Jan. 8  08:30  Written exam. You must sign up before Dec. 20  
Week 14  
Friday, Apr. 6  14:00  Written reexamination.  
Week 34  
Wednesday, Aug. 22  08:30  Written reexamination. 