Catalog Description


Jarek Kwapisz


Wilson 2-240

Math-Sci Phone:

(406) 994-3601

Evaluation Scheme

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


  1. Introduction to Dynamical Systems by Brin and Stuck.

Supplementary Texts

  1. Introduction to the Modern Theory of Dynamical Systems by Katok and Hasselblatt
  2. A First Course in Dynamics: with a Panorama of Recent Developments by Katok and Hasselblatt
  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