|PHYS 7224||Spring semester 2012|
P. Cvitanović et al., ChaosBook.org
All chapter and section numbers refer to the version 13 of the web e-textbook, unless stated otherwise. This course is a prepublication test run of the web e-textbook. Your active participation in improving the book is very much encouraged.
START: Tuesday Jan 10 2012, 12:05 in Howey S104
PLACE AND TIMES: Howey S104, Tu,Th 12:05-1:25
PREREQUISITES: A basic background in calculus, ordinary differential equations, classical and statistical mechanics. Weekly homework assignments require both analytic and numerical work, so familiarity with a programming language is a necessity.
TEACHING METHOD: Two lectures and a homework problem set per week.
EVALUATION METHOD: Weekly homework assignments and a term project individually tailored to student's level and research interests. For inspiration, consult ChaosBook.org/projects. Grades will be determined from the homework (60%) and the term project (40%) which takes the place of a final exam.
PROBLEM SETS: Please deliver solutions to problem sets by Tuesday, in the lecture.
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