Nonlinear Dynamics II: Continuum Systems

A blue and green wave on a white background.

Water waves are the subject of lecture 23. (Image courtesy of Petr Kratochvil and is in the public domain.)


MIT Course Number

18.354J / 1.062J / 12.207J

As Taught In

Spring 2015



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This course introduces the basic ideas for understanding the dynamics of continuum systems, by studying specific examples from a range of different fields. Our goal will be to explain the general principles, and also to illustrate them via important physical effects. A parallel goal of this course is to give you an introduction to mathematical modeling.

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Jörn Dunkel. 18.354J Nonlinear Dynamics II: Continuum Systems. Spring 2015. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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