Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Science

School

Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour

Incompatible

MATH4104

Prerequisite

Permission of Head of School

Assessment methods

Examination, assignments

Course coordinator

Dr Cathy Holmes (cah@maths.uq.edu.au)

Course description

(offered in semester 2 in odd years only) Lagrangian & Hamiltonian dynamics: differential & symplectic manifolds, differential forms, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacobi methods. Perturbation theory, integrable systems, KAM theorem, area-preserving maps, Pioncare-Birkoff theorem, criteria for chaos, ergodicity, mixing.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile