MAT-61507 Dynamical Systems and Chaos, 5 cr

Additional information

Suitable for postgraduate studies.

Person responsible

Mikko Kaasalainen

Learning Outcomes

Basic knowledge about nonlinear dynamical systems and typical examples of them; the causes and characteristics of chaotic behaviour in Hamiltonian and dissipative systems; fundamental theoretical and computational methods


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. General properties of nonlinear anc chaotic systems, qualitative description and mathematical principles (3)  Mathematical analysis of Hamiltonian and dissipative chaotic systems  Applications in various fields (biology, circuits, mechanics, weather); discrete systems 

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Exam 1/2, problem classes/project work 1/2

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
MAT-60150 Differentiaaliyhtälöt Mandatory    
MAT-60156 Differential Equations Mandatory    

Correspondence of content

There is no equivalence with any other courses

Updated by: Ullgren Sini, 10.04.2019