Math 4541 AU&AG   Dynamics and Bifurcation I.   Fall 2017

Schedule: 9:30 - 10:45 am  TR

Classroom: Skiles 270

Office: Skiles  102A

Phone: 404-894-4750



Office hours: 1:30 - 3 pm M & 4:05 - 4:40 pm T

 Final exam schedule (tentative): Dec. 14th (Thu.) 8 -- 10:50 am


Instructor: Chongchun Zeng

Prerequisites: MATH 2552 (formerly 2403) or permission of the instructor

Participation: Attendence in classes is mandatory. Students are expected to read the materials before and/or after the classes. It is suggested that you start to work on homework problems right after they are assigned.

Text book: Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems & An Introduction to Chaos, 3rd ed. by Morris Hirsch, Stephen Smale & Robert Devaney


Topics: In this semester, we will discuss topics among:


 Grades: 1 final exam 50%, 1 midterm 26%, 6 homework assignments 4% each.



              9/5 (Tue.), 9/19(Tue.), 10/3(Tue.), 10/17(Tue.), 10/31(Tue.), 11/14(Tue.)


  1. Total score 90/100 or above will always be an A
  2. Total score 60/100 or above will always be a C or higher.


Homework assignments: