2016, Block 3 - Continuum Mechanics

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen


2016, Block 4 - Mat F2

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen



2015, Block 3 - Continuum Mechanics

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen


2015, Block 4 - Mat F2

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen



2014, Block 3 - Continuum Mechanics

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen


2014, Block 4 - Mat F2

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen



2014, Block 3 - Continuum Physics

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen

Time and place

Lectures
Weeks 6-13, 2013, Aud M, NBI.
Monday : 13:15-14:00
Wednesday : 10:15-12:00

Tutorial lectures
Weeks 6-13, 2013, Aud M, NBI.
Monday : 14:15-17:00
Wednesday : 13:15-15:00



2012, Block 4 - Mat F2

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen



2013, Block 3 - Continuum Physics

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen

Time and place

Lectures
Weeks 6-13, 2013, Aud M, NBI.
Monday : 13:15-14:00
Wednesday : 10:15-12:00

Tutorial lectures
Weeks 6-13, 2013, Aud M, NBI.
Monday : 14:15-17:00
Wednesday : 13:15-15:00



2012, Block 4 - Mat F2

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen



2012, Block 3 - Continuum Physics

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen

Time and place

Lectures
Weeks 6-12, 2011, Aud M, NBI.
Monday : 13:15-14:00
Wednesday : 10:15-12:00

Tutorial lectures
Weeks 6-12, 2010, Aud M, NBI.
Monday : 14:15-17:00
Wednesday : 13:15-15:00



2011, Block 4 - Mat F2

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen

Time and place

Lectures
Weeks 15-24, 2011, Aud 03, HC.
Tuesday : 09:15-10:00
Thursday : 09:15-10:00 and 13:15-14:00

Tutorial lectures
Weeks 15-24, 2011 HC.
Tuesday : 10:15-12:00 (Group 1: A110, Group 2: A106)
Thursday : 10:15-12:00 and 14:15-17:00 (Group 1: D411, Group 2: A112)



2011, Block 3 - Continuum Physics

Course Responsible : Joachim Mathiesen

Time and place

Lectures
Weeks 5-13, 2011, Aud B, NBI.
Monday : 13:15-14:00
Wednesday : 10:15-12:00

Tutorial lectures
Weeks 5-13, 2010, Aud B, NBI.
Monday : 14:15-17:00
Wednesday : 13:15-15:00



2010, Block 1 - Topics in physics of complex systems

Course Responsible : Mogens H. Jensen

Time and place

Lectures
Weeks 36-44, 2010, Aud D, NBI.
Tuesday : 9:15-10:00
Thursday : 10:15-12:00

Tutorial lectures
Weeks 36-44, 2010, FA10, NBI.
Tuesday : 10:15-12:00
Thursday : 13:15-15:00



2009 - Dynamical systems and chaos (fys4190)

Time and place

Lectures
Jan12 - May 26, room 467.
Monday : 10:15-12:00
Tuesday : 14:15-15:00

Tutorial lectures
Moved to Wednesday 10:15-12 in V425. Starting Jan 22nd, 467, Fysikkbygningen

Tentative plan
  1. Introduction, Flows, Fixpoints and Stability Analysis
    Background litterature:
    Week 3+4
    Strogatz, Chapters 1.0-3.5,5.0-5.3
    www.chaosbook.org, Chapter 2.

  2. Bifurcations, Saddle node, Transcritical, Pitchfork
    Background litterature :
    Week 5
    Strogatz, Chapters 6.0-6.7, 7.1-7.2

  3. Limit Cycles, Hopf bifurcations
    Background litterature :
    Week 6
    Strogatz, Chapters 7.3, 8.0-8.5

  4. Chaos, Strange Attractors, Poincare Sections
    Week 7-8
    www.chaosbook.org, Chapter 4.1-4.2
    www.chaosbook.org, Chapter 3.1
    Week 9
    Strogatz, Chapters 10.1,10.2,10.3
    www.chaosbook.org, Chapter 3.2,3.3

  5. Maps, Periodic Orbits, Kneading Sequences, Renormalization
    Week 10
    Strogatz, Chapters 10.4,10.5,10.6,12.1,12.2 (Except discussions on fractals)
    Week 11
    Lecture note on symbolic dynamics.
    www.chaosbook.org, Chapter 10

  6. Fractal attractors
    Background litterature:
    Week 12
    Strogatz, Chapter 11+lecture Notes

  7. Multifractals
    Weeks 13-15
    Lecture Notes on Fractals and Multifractals

  8. Laplacian growth
    Background litterature:
    Week 16
    Lecture notes
  9. General background and introductory material will be found in,
    Steven H. Strogatz, Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Engineering.

Problems

Weeks 3-17
(Handout pdf)