Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems
by Gerald Teschl
Publisher: Universitaet Wien 2009
Number of pages: 297
This book provides an introduction to ordinary differential equations and dynamical systems. We start with some simple examples of explicitly solvable equations. Then we prove the fundamental results concerning the initial value problem: existence, uniqueness, extensibility, dependence on initial conditions. Furthermore we consider linear equations, the Floquet theorem, and the autonomous linear flow.
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by Glenn Elert
This book is written for anyone with an interest in chaos, fractals, non-linear dynamics, or mathematics in general. It's a moderately heavy piece of work, requiring a bit of mathematical knowledge, but it is definitely not aimed at mathematicians.
by Nils Berglund - arXiv
This text is a slightly edited version of lecture notes for a course to undergraduate Mathematics and Physics students. Contents: Examples of Dynamical Systems; Stationary and Periodic Solutions; Local Bifurcations; Introduction to Chaotic Dynamics.
by Mark A. Peletier - arXiv
The notes describe the methodology called Variational Modelling, and focus on the application to the modelling of gradient-flow systems. I describe the methodology itself in great detail, and explain why this is a rational modelling route.
by Edward R. Scheinerman - Prentice Hall College Div
Author invites readers from a wide range of backgrounds to explore the beauty and excitement of dynamical systems. Written for readers who want to continue exploring mathematics beyond linear algebra, but are not ready for highly abstract material.