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SYST 220: Dynamical Systems I

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Introduces modeling of dynamical systems. Formulation of mathematical models from system descriptions, including computer, biological, economic, transportation, and mechanical systems. Analytical and numerical methods for solving models and studying their behavior. Discrete-time and continuous time systems. Linear and nonlinear systems. Introduction to computer modeling using MATLAB.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


Introduces modeling of dynamical systems. Formulation of mathematical models from system descriptions, including computer, biological, economic, transportation, and mechanical systems. Analytical and numerical methods for solving models and studying their behavior. Discrete-time and continuous time systems. Linear and nonlinear systems. Introduction to computer modeling using MATLAB.

When Offered: Spring

Corequisite(s)MATH 203 and SYST 221.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

MATH 114 or MATH 116 and PHYS 160.

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