CDS 140b, Spring 2011
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Introduction to Dynamics  
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Course Description
Announcements
 18 Mar 2011: web page creation
Lecture Schedule
Date  Topic  Reading  Homework 
29 Mar 31 Mar 
Limit cycles

Strogatz 7.07.4 
HW 1 
5 Apr 7 Apr 
Bifurcation

Textbooks
Course Textbooks
 Strogatz, Steven; Nonlinear Dynamics And Chaos, Westview Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780738204536
 Perko, Lawrence; Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems (3rd), Springer, 2001. ISBN: 9780387951164
Additional Sources:
 F. Verhulst, Nonlinear Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems,
Springer, 2ed Edition, 1996.
 S. Wiggins, Introduction to Applied Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Chaos, Springer; 2nd edition, 2003. ISBN: 9780387001777.
Grading
Collaboration Policy
Collaboration on homework assignments is encouraged. You may consult outside reference materials, other students, the TA, or the instructors. 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.