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PHY1460H F (FAS PHY460H)
Nonlinear Physics

Official description

A course on topics in nonlinear physics. Finite dimensional flows, bifurcations, instabilities and relation to phase transitions. Index theory and its use for the classification of topological defects. Chaos, strange attractors, maps and fractals. Examples from nonlinear classical and quantum (few- or many-body) physics, chemistry, biology, and sociology will be given to illustrate the nonlinear phenomena studied. Computer exercises will be used throughout the course.

This cross listed course is offered together with PHY460H.
Link to undergraduate cross listed course: PHY460H1 - Nonlinear Physics

                            Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos by Steven H. Strogatz (Perseus Books Group, 2015) (Available online UTLibraries)
course title
PHY1460H F (FAS PHY460H)
cross listed course
time and location
Lecture: Wed and Fri, 12 noon, MP 137 Tutorial: Fri, 2 pm, MP 134
Grisouard, Nicolas
Nicolas Grisouard