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MATH 677: Ordinary Differential Equations

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General Information

Credits: 3


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. Offered by Mathematics. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: MATH 214 or equivalent.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.