## Topics in Applied Analysis (MATH 429)

### Spring 2018 course website

**Lectures: 4:00pm-5:15pm, MW**, in DMSC 315 (

map)

**Scheduled Final**: 2:30 - 4:30 pm, Monday 14 May 2018. (

PDF of Spring 2018 Finals Schedule;

UNR Academic Calendar).

**Syllabus:** Click here to download (PDF).

**Office Hours:** MW 1-2pm, Th 12:30-1:30pm, or by appointment, in 220 DMSC.

**Textbooks:** **Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos (2nd)** by Steve Strogatz.

**WebCampus** will be used for this course:

https://wcl.unr.edu
# Tentative Schedule

Week | Monday | Wednesday | Homework & Notes |

1: 1/22-1/26 | Syllabus; Introduction & overview | Motivation for studying Dynamic Models (Ch.1 ) | Reading: Ch. 1 |

2: 1/29-2/2 | 1D Flows (Ch 2) | 1D Flows (cont'd) | |

3: 2/5-2/9 | Bifurcations | Bifurcations | Reading: Ch. 2 |

4: 2/12-2/16 | Software & Numerical Solutions | Equilibrium Stability Analysis in higher dimensions | Homework 1 (due Fri, 16 Feb 2018):
hw1.pdf [hw1.tex] |

5: 2/19-2/23 | | | |

6: 2/26-3/2 | | | |

7: 3/5-3/9 | | | RM.wxmx |

8: 3/12-3/16 | | | Routh-Hurwitz-Ch4.5.pdf and 4d-routh-hurwitz-example.wxmx |

9: 3/19-3/23 | SPRING BREAK | SPRING BREAK | |

10: 3/26-3/30 | | | |

11: 4/2-4/6 | | | |

12: 4/9-4/13 | | | |

13: 4/16-4/20 | | | |

14: 4/23-4/27 | | | |

15: 4/30-5/4 | | logistic-bifn-cascade.R | |

16: 5/7-5/11 | | Prep Day | Scheduled Final: Monday, May 14, 2:30 - 4:30 pm in DMSC 315 |