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   Limit cycles  
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Revision as of 07:24, 18 March 2011
Introduction to Dynamics  
Instructors

Teaching Assistant

Course Description
Announcements
 18 Mar 2011: web page creation
Lecture Schedule
Date  Topic  Reading  Homework 
29 Mar 31 Mar 
Limit cycles

Perko, 1.11.6

HW 1 
5 Apr 7 Apr 
Limit cycles

Textbooks
The suggested textbooks for the course (available via the online bookstore) are
 Strogatz, Steven; Nonlinear Dynamics And Chaos, Westview Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780738204536
 Perko, Lawrence; Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems (3rd), Springer, 2001. ISBN: 9780387951164
Grading
Collaboration Policy
Collaboration on homework assignments is encouraged. You may consult outside reference materials, other students, the TA, or the instructor. Use of solutions from previous years in the course or from other external sources is not allowed. All solutions that are handed should reﬂect your understanding of the subject matter at the time of writing.