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IAM 950 Spatiotemporal and Turbulent Dynamics

Lecture: Demeritt 253 MW 2:10-3:30pm
Instructor: John F. Gibson. Office hours MW 4-5pm, N309E Kingsbury Hall

Relevant texts:

  • Turbulence, Coherent Structures, Dynamical Systems, and Symmetry, 2nd ed. Holmes, Lumley, Berkooz, and Rowley. Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • Pattern Formation and Dynamics in Nonequilibrium Systems, Cross and Greenside. Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Chaos Book, Cvitanović et al. 2013.
  • Nonlinear Oscillations, Dynamical Systems, and Bifurcations of Vector Fields, Guckenheimer and Holmes, Springer-Verlag Applied Mathematical Sciences vol 42. 1983.
  • The Lorenz Equations: Bifurcations, Chaos, and Strange Attractors, Sparrow, Springer-Verlag, 1982
  • Spectral Methods in Matlab, Trefethen, SIAM Press 2000


Homeworks are distributed as Julia notebooks. How to do homework as a Julia notebook. I've provided a PDF file of each homework so that you can preview the assignment easily on the web.

Julia notebook PDF due topic notes
HW1 HW1.ipnyb HW1.pdf 2/29/2016 numerical simulation of nonlinear PDEs
HW2 HW2 04/18 periodic orbits of Lorenz ODE
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