Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems
MATH 4400 FALL 2023

Yuri V. Lvov$\ \ \ \ $lvovy@rpi.edu x6893
Tuesday-Friday 10:00am Eaton 215
Office Hours : Monday 18-20, Webex meeting room lvovy
Lecture Notes
TA is Nick Salvatore, Tuesday noon-2pm salvan@rpi.edu

Midterms are Sep 29, Oct 31, Dec 1, 2023

No Lecture on Nov 28, 2023. Make up lecture Nov 15, 2023, 10am AE216

If you are late to class, you agree to either dance, tell a joke or sing.

An intermediate course emphasizing a modern geometric approach and applications in science and engineering. Topics include first-order equations, linear systems, phase plane, linearization and stability, calculus of variations, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics, oscillations, basic bifurcation theory, chaotic dynamics, and existence and uniqueness.