NONLINEAR DYNAMICS WITH NUMERICAL METHODS22M:142:AAA
FALL SEMESTER 2010
HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS
 hmwk1.ps,
hmwk1.pdf due 09/03/10.
 hmwk2.ps,
hmwk2.pdf due 09/13/10.
 hmwk3.ps,
hmwk3.pdf due 09/21/10.
 hmwk4.ps,
hmwk4.pdf due 09/27/10.
 hmwk5.ps,
hmwk5.pdf due 10/04/10.
 hmwk6.ps,
hmwk6.pdf due 10/15/10.
 hmwk7.ps,
hmwk7.pdf due 10/22/10.
 hmwk8.ps,
hmwk8.pdf due 10/29/10.
 hmwk9.ps,
hmwk9.pdf due 11/10/10.
 hmwk10.ps,
hmwk10.pdf due 11/17/10.
 hmwk11.ps,
hmwk11.pdf due 11/29/10.
 hmwk12.ps,
hmwk12.pdf due 12/08/10.
RELATED READINGS FROM THE RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOK (AND FROM OTHER REFERENCES)
GENERAL INFORMATION
 Syllabus
 ICON
 Textbook (recommended):
Nonlinear Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems (second Edition) by Ferdinand Verhulst,
Springer, Series: Universitext, 303 pages, Softcover, Corr. 2nd printing, 1996,
ISBN10: 3540609342, ISBN13: 9783540609346, list price: $49.95.
Library reference: Physics Library QA372 .V48513 1996.
Table of contents.
Erratum.
The book on amazon.com.


The Theory of Differential Equations: Classical and Qualitative by Walter G. Kelley and Allan C. Peterson,
Springer, Series: Universitext, Vol. 278, 424 pages, Softcover, 2nd edition, 2010,
ISBN10: 1441957820, ISBN13: 9781441957825, list price: $69.95.
The book on amazon.com.
Electronic version.


Differential Equations: Theory and Applications by Davis Betounes,
Springer, 2nd edition, 2010, 620 pages, Hardcover,
ISBN10: 1441911626, ISBN13: 9781441911629, list price: $79.95. Library reference: Engineering Library QA371.5.D37 B47 2010.
The book on amazon.com.
Electronic version.


Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems,
a free electronic textbook by Gerald Teschl.

Some notes and references on dynamical systems
MATLAB
 Free electronic textbook Numerical Computing with MATLAB
by Cleve Moler
himself!, the founder of Matlab.
 Matlab Help is available directly from the Help menu of the Matlab window.
 An excellent book on Matlab:
MATLAB: An Introduction with Applications by
Amos Gilat.
 A Very Elementary
MATLAB Tutorial,
MATLAB Tutorials from Other Universities,
MATLAB & Simulink Tutorials,
MATLAB Homework Helper,
all presented by Mathworks, Inc., producers of Matlab.

Crash Course in MATLAB by Tobin Driscoll, University of Delaware.

Some Matlab tutorials from Edward Neuman

Matlab tutorial  University of New Hampshire

Matlab tutorial  University of British Columbia

Matlab tutorial  University of Florida
 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)
 MATLAB Guide by D. J. Higham and N. J. Higham,
SIAM, Philadelphia, 2005 (ENGINEERING QA297 .H5217 2005)

Introduction to Engineering Programming: in C, MATLAB and JAVA
by Mark A. Austin.

A good book on Matlab: Matlab: An Introduction with Applications by A. Gilat,
Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley, 2008,
ISBN10: 0470108770, ISBN13: 9780470108772 (ENGINEERING QA297 .G48 2008)

 Matlab for first order ODEs
 Matlab for higher order ODEs and systems of ODEs
 Matlab for PDEs
MAPLE
LINUX COMPUTER ACCOUNTS

Linux computer accounts will be made available on the Linux network in MLH
(computer lab rooms B5 and 301).
You can also use the NoMachine
NX Client Windows software to
access your Linux computer account remotely.

Selected Unix commands.
 Class directory: /group/class/m_142. Group you belong to: m_142.
 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 after the term has ended!
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.

Getting Started in the Division of Mathematical Sciences
TEACHING ASSISTANT
 Jason M. Graham,
email: jmgraham@math.uiowa.edu. 325L MLH. Phone: 3353792.
Office hours: 10:30AM11:30AM TThF.
LIST OF STUDENTS
 Behzadan, Ali
 Berrian, Joseph Alexander
 Embree, Eric Arthur
 Embree, Sadia
 Ho, Jonathan Joel
 Honken, Annette Marie
 Hu, Nan
 Kernik, Stephanie Lynn
 Koffi, Gerard Diant
 Landgren, Jeffrey
 Liang, Junyan
 Meyer, David Christopher
 Ortiz, Marcos A
 Salazar, Nathan
 Savala, Paul
 Turner, Maxwell Holte
 Williams, Jessica Lynn
 Witt, Gregory
 Wu, Hongqian
 Yang, Boshi
 Kalantari, John (auditing)
Laurent O. Jay
Department of Mathematics
14 MacLean Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 522421419
USA
Tel: (319)3350898
Fax: (319)3350627
Email: ljay@math.uiowa.edu