Archived Versions

12.006J / 18.353J / 2.050J Nonlinear Dynamics I: Chaos

As taught in: Fall 2006

Two interconnected red swirls.

A projection of the three-dimensional Lorenz attractor. (Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.)




Prof. Daniel Rothman

Course Features

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the theory and phenomenology of nonlinear dynamics and chaos in dissipative systems. The content is structured to be of general interest to undergraduates in science and engineering.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .c and .m.