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Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 [Archived Catalog]

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MATH 4400 - Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

An intermediate course emphasizing a modern geometric approach and applications in science and engineering. Topics include first-order equations, linear systems, phase plane, linearization and stability, calculus of variations, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics, oscillations, basic bifurcation theory, chaotic dynamics, and existence  and uniqueness.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: MATH 2010  and MATH 2400  or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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