Built and class-tested by way of a amazing workforce of authors at universities, this article is meant for classes in nonlinear dynamics in both arithmetic or physics. the one must haves are calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra. besides discussions of the most important subject matters, together with discrete dynamical platforms, chaos, fractals, nonlinear differential equations and bifurcations, the textual content additionally comprises Lab Visits -- brief experiences that illustrate proper innovations from the actual, chemical and organic sciences. There are desktop Experiments during the textual content that current possibilities to discover dynamics via machine simulations, designed to be used with any software program package deal. and every bankruptcy ends with a problem, guiding scholars via a complicated subject within the kind of a longer workout.

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