Exploring Chaos

Exploring Chaos : Theory And Experiment

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This book presents elements of the theory of chaos in dynamical systems in a framework of theoretical understanding coupled with numerical and graphical experimentation. It describes the theory of fractals, focusing on the importance of scaling and ordinary differential equations.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14.73mm | 381.02g
  • Westview Press Inc
  • London, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0813341272
  • 9780813341279
  • 1,710,239

Table of contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Orbits of One-Dimensional Systems -- Bufurcation in One-dimensional Systems -- Two-Dimensional Systems -- Fractals -- Non-Linear Oscillations -- Chaos for Java Software -- Discrete Fourier Transform -- Variational Equations -- List of Maps and Differential Equations
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About Brian Davies

Brian Davies is a Professor of Mathematics at the Australian National University in Canberra, ACT. His research interests include exactly integrable non-linear quantum systems, lattice statistical mechanics, non-linear dynamical systems and chaos, and the use of computers in teaching. He has been a visiting fellow at Oxford University, Bristol University, and the Free University (Berlin). He has published many articles in his field.
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