CHAOS, AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

INSTRUCTOR:Predrag Cvitanovic'OFFICE:Howey W501PHONE:404/385-2502EMAIL:predrag.cvitanovic@physics.gatech.eduINSTRUCTOR HOMEPAGE:www.cns.gatech.edu/~predragCOURSE HOMEPAGE:www.cns.gatech.edu/~predrag/courses/PHYS-7123-01TIME:Fall semester 2001, TR 11:05-12:25ROOM:Howey S106EXPECTED ENROLLMENT:15

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**TEXT:**
*Classical and Quantum Chaos*
webbook, available on
www.cns.gatech.edu/ChaosBook.
**PREREQUISITES: **
A basic background in calculus, ordinary differential equations, classical,
quantum and
statistical mechanics. Weekly homework assignments require both analytic
and numerical work, so familiarity with a programming language is a
necessity.

**TEACHING METHOD: **Two lectures
and a 2-hour problem sets session per week.
Homework sets and a term project.
For previous projects, consult www.cns.gatech.edu/ChaosBook/projects .
**EVALUATION METHOD: **
Weekly homework assignments
and a term project
individually tailored to student's level and research
interests.
Grades will be determined from the homework (60%) and the
term project (40%).

**START:**
Monday Aug 20, 10:05 in Howey S106,
with detailed
schedule available on
www.cns.gatech.edu/~predrag/courses/PHYS-7123-01/syllabus.html.
Lecture topics will be described weekly by e-mail.
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