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MATH 488 - Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

Course Description: 

Boundary-value problems and Sturm-Liouville theory; linear system theory via eigenvalues and eigenvectors; Floquet theory; nonlinear systems: critical points, linearization, stability concepts, index theory, phase portrait analysis, limit cycles, and stable and unstable manifolds; bifurcation; and chaotic dynamics.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(MATH 251 with min. grade of D and MATH 252 with min. grade of D)]

Corequisite: 

None

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