Volgenau School of Engineering
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MATH 677: Ordinary Differential Equations

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Qualitative and quantitative theory of ordinary differential equations. Phase portrait analysis of linear and nonlinear systems, including classification of stable and unstable equilibrium states and periodic orbits. Poincare-Bendixson theorem, Lyapunov stability and Lyapunov functions, and bifurcation theory. Optional topics include averaging and perturbation methods, numerical solution techniques, and chaos.

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Credits: 3

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