Math 66700

Dynamical Systems II

Spring 2010

Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00 - 4:15 pm
Place: LD 018
Textbook: Introduction to Dynamical Systems, by Michael Brin and Garrett Stuck.
Instructor: Michal Misiurewicz
Office: LD 224F
Phone: 274-8101
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00 - 2:50 and 6:00 - 7:00 pm.
Course description: The objective of the course is to teach students basic notions and ideas of Dynamical Systems. We will cover Section 9.5 and Chapters 5, 7 and 8.

Grading policy: Each week there will be homework assigned, to be submitted for grading. The homework scores will constitute 70% of the total score. There will be also a final examination. The final exam score will constitute 30% of the total score.
You need approximately 80% of the maximum possible score for A-, 66.7% for B-, 53.3% for C-, and 40% for D-.
Final Examination: Thursday, May 6, 3:30-5:30 pm
Withdrawal deadline: April 2. Details can be found here.

Academic Integrity: The IUPUI Department of Mathematical Sciences expects all students to adhere to the regulations put forth in the "IUPUI Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct" concerning academic or personal misconduct. The Code of Conduct can be found here.
Cheating on assignments and tests or other academic works is a violation of university policy. Any behavior that is construed as cheating or academic dishonesty will not be tolerated in this course. This includes, but it is not limited to, plagiarism, cheating during exams, acquisition of tests or other academic materials, as well as aiding and abetting others in committing the violation. The classroom protocol will be guided by the Student Code of Conduct which, among other things, asserts IUPUI's commitment "to maintain[ing] a spirit of civility in a community in which diversity is welcomed. Every student, staff, and faculty member plays a significant role in promoting an environment that is conducive to academic excellence by fostering a climate of civility and mutual respect."



Homework assignments:

  • Exercise 5.1.2, page 108 - for January 28
  • Exercise 5.3.3, page 114 - for February 9
  • Exercise 5.3.5, page 114 - for February 16
  • Exercise 5.4.3, page 116 - for February 25
  • Exercise 5.6.1, page 122 - for March 11
  • Exercise 5.7.3, page 124 - for March 23
  • Exercise 5.9.2, page 130 - for April 6
  • Exercise 5.11.2, page 134 - for April 15

    Last updated: April 8, 2010.
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