An Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos
by Marc Spiegelman
Publisher: LDEO 1997
Number of pages: 67
This tutorial will develop the basic ingredients necessary for modeling and understanding simple (and not so simple) non-linear dynamical systems. The goal of these exercises are to demonstrate you that you can develop significant insight into the behavior of complicated non-linear systems with just a little math, a little art and a little modeling software.
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by Kais A. Mohamedamen Al Naimee (ed.) - InTech
With a good background in nonlinear dynamics, chaos theory, and applications, the authors give a treatment of the basic principles of nonlinear dynamics in different fields. In addition, they show overlap with the traditional field of control theory.
by Evans M. Harrell II
Class notes for an introductory course on dynamical systems and chaos for mathematicians, physicists, and engineers. The text concentrates on models rather than proofs in order to bring out the concepts of dynamics and chaos.
by Claudius Gros - arXiv
This textbook covers a wide range of concepts, notions and phenomena of a truly interdisciplinary subject. Complex system theory deals with dynamical systems containing a very large number of variables, showing a plethora of emergent features.
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.