- Announcement
- Syllabus
- Textbook:
*An Introduction to Dynamical Systems: Discrete and Continuous*by*R. Clark Robinson*, Prentice Hall, 2004, 672 pages, ISBN: 0131431404, list price: $87.00.*Table of contents*,*information and errata*on the book by the author.*The book on amazon.com*. Library reference: ENGINEERING Library QA614.8 .R65 2004. - Some notes and references on dynamical systems

- Free electronic textbook Numerical Computing with MATLAB by Cleve Moler himself!, the founder of Matlab.
- A Very Elementary MATLAB Tutorial, MATLAB Tutorials from Other Universities, MATLAB & Simulink Tutorials, MATLAB Homework Helper, all presented by Mathworks, Inc., producers of Matlab.
- Some Matlab tutorials from Edward Neuman
- Matlab tutorial - University of New Hampshire
- Matlab tutorial - US Naval Academy
- Matlab tutorial - University of British Columbia
- Matlab tutorial - University of Florida
- Matlab tutorial - University of California at Los Angeles
- Matlab Help Desk (including manuals)
- MATLAB Online Reference Documentation provides direct hypertext links to specific MATLAB function descriptions (from the Math Dept, University of Florida).
- Matlab Primer (ps) (for an earlier version of Matlab)
- Matlab 5 introduction (ps, see also html)
- Mathtools.net: a technical computing portal for scientific and engineering needs.

- The Waterloo Maple website
- Maple VI tutorial
- An introduction to Maple
- A short introduction to Maple (pdf) by Tom Branson
- Maple V by Example
- Another Maple tutorial
- Another Maple overview

- Studio Classroom, this lab is in room B5 of MLH. Check for is times reserved.
- Help Page for the Division of Mathematical Sciences and Getting Started in the Division of Mathematical Sciences You can find some information about Unix there.

- Class directory: /group/class/m142.
- Class submit directory: /group/submit/m142. You can submit course work via the coursework submission tools.
- Group you belong to and class mailing list: m142.
- If you do not know your password go to 303A MLH.
- Accounts for students who are not majoring In Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics and Actuarial Science will be deleted at the end of the term. Note the expiration date at the top of your Unix Account Information form.
- The directory for this class will be removed before the beginning of the next term. If there is anything in this directory that you would like to save, you must archive it to your own home directory.

- For the week of 08/22 you may read the historical prologue and sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, and 2.5.
- For the weeks of 08/29 and 09/05, on resolvents, you may also read section I.11 of
*Solving ordinary differential equations I. Nonstiff Problems*by E. Hairer, S.P. Norsett, and G. Wanner, Springer series in computational mathematics, Berlin, New York, Springer-Verlag, 1993, 2nd rev. ed., Library reference: MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES Library QA372 .H16 1993. - For the week of 09/12 you may read section 3.1.
- For the week of 09/26 you may read parts of sections 4.1, 4.4, and 5.3.
- For the week of 10/03 you may read sections 5.5 and 3.2.
- For the week of 10/24 you may read pp. 139-140.
- For the week of 10/31 you may read sections 4.1 (again), 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, and 6.6.
- For the week of 11/07 you may read section 6.7.
- For the week of 11/28 you may read sections 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3.

- Joaquin Rivera, e-mail: rvera@math.uiowa.edu.

- hmwk1.ps, hmwk1.pdf due 09/02/05.
- hmwk2.ps, hmwk2.pdf due 09/09/05.
- hmwk3.ps, hmwk3.pdf due 09/16/05.
- hmwk4.ps, hmwk4.pdf due 09/23/05.
- hmwk5.ps, hmwk5.pdf due 09/30/05.
- hmwk6.ps, hmwk6.pdf due 10/14/05 (extended deadline).
- hmwk7.ps, hmwk7.pdf due 10/28/05.
- hmwk8.ps, hmwk8.pdf due 11/07/05.
- hmwk9.ps, hmwk9.pdf due 11/18/05 in class.
- hmwk10.ps, hmwk10.pdf due 11/28/05.
- hmwk11.ps, hmwk11.pdf due 12/05/05.

- Alexander, Simone Volon
- Eichholz, Joseph Arthur
- Flournoy, Cecil Buford Jr
- Fontanez, Amanda C
- Gillespie, Tim Lee Jr
- Hager, William George
- Hofstrand, Andrew Martin
- Jackson, Carmen Michelle
- Johnson, Matthew Curtis
- Jungman, Rebecca Erin
- Kerr, Tyler Christopher
- Mbirika, Abukuse
- McKinney, Colin Bryan
- Mohr, Darin Griffin
- Schmidt, Samuel William
- Shi, Fei
- Small, Scott Joseph
- Tian, Feng
- Wang, Zhihong

Laurent O. Jay

Department of Mathematics

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The University of Iowa

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USA

Tel: (319)-335-0898

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E-mail: ljay@math.uiowa.edu