 
Summary: Spring 2010
COURSE SYLLABUS  MATH 243C
Ordinary Differential Equations
TR 11:00 12:15, GIRV 2112
PROFESSOR Thomas Sideris, South Hall 6506
Office Hours: Wednesday 13:1514:45
Office Phone: 8932179
http://www.math.ucsb.edu/sideris
The course page now requires the password: Math243
DESCRIPTION This course is the final quarter on the theory of ordinary differ
ential equations and dynamical systems. During this quarter we
will continue the qualitative theory of nonlinear systems. Topics
will include: existence and stability of periodic solutions in the
critical case, center manifolds, normal forms, bifurcation theory,
and chaos.
PREREQUISITES Math 243B
GRADING Homework 100%
REFERENCES
1. Arnol'd, V. I. Ordinary differential equations. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1973.
2. Arnol'd, V. I. Geometrical methods in the theory of ordinary differential equations.
