Intro to Dynamical Systems II (Math 455)

Catalog Description


Jarek Kwapisz


Wilson 2-240

Math-Sci Phone:

(406) 994-3601

Evaluation Scheme

  1. Weekly Homework (40%)
  2. Test (30%)
  3. Final (30%)


  1. Chaos (an introduction to dynamical systems) by Alligood, Sauer, Yorke
  2. Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos (with applications to ...) by Strogatz

More Advanced Texts (for the brave)

  1. A First Course in Dynamics: with a Panorama of Recent Developments by Katok and Hasselblatt.
  2. Introduction to Dynamical Systems by Brin and Stuck
  3. An Introduction to Symbolic Dynamics and Codings by Lind and Marcus
  4. An Introduction to Ergodic TheoryIntroduction to Dynamical System by Walters
  5. Dynamical Systems: Stability, Symbolic Dynamics, and Chaos by Robinson
  6. Nonlinear Oscillations, Dynamical Systems, and Bifurcations of Vector Fields by Guckenheimer and Holmes
  7. Differential Equations: A Dynamical Systems Approach: Ordinary Differential Equations by Hubbard and West
  8. Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, and an Introduction to Chaos, Second Edition by Smale, Hirsch, Devaney
  9. Ordinary Differential Equations by Arnold
  10. Geometrical Methods in the Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations by Arnold