Academic Catalog

PHYS435 INT. TO NONLINEAR DYNAMICAL SYS.& CHAO I

Course Code: 2300435
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SMAL RAFATOV
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Systems of first order differential equations; classification of fixed points; flows on a circle; bifurcations; phase portraits; limit cycles; Poincar-Bendixson theorem; closed orbits and periodic motion; Lienard systems.