- Lecturer:Panos Kevrekidis
- Class Meetings:TTh 11:30-12:45, LGRT 143
- PK's Office Hours: W 12:00-2:00 p.m., Th: 1:00-2:30 p.m.,
or by appointment.
- PK's Contact Info:
- Office:LGRT 1524
- Phone:413-577-1977
- Fax:413-545-1801
- E-mail: kevrekid@math.umass.edu
- Mailbox:LGRT 1623D
Handouts:
General Information Handout
Assignments:
Assignment 1: Due Thursday, February 1
Assignment 2 : Due Tuesday, February 13
Assignment 3 : Due Tuesday, February 27
Assignment 4 : Due Thursday, March 8
Assignment 5 : Due Tuesday, March 27
Assignment 6 : Due Thursday, April 5
Assignment 7 : Due Thursday, April 19
Assignment 8 : Due Tuesday, May 1
Downloads / Matlab Computations:
Two codes for the numerical solution of ODEs by John Polking
of Rice University are:
pplane8.m for planar systems
and the function it calls
Some papers on FPU:
The original FPU paper
and the nice expository paper by Dauxois, Peyrard and Ruffo
as well as an interesting historical note.
The current state of the art on the FPU problem
Codes for KdV:
A code in the spirit of the original soliton paper by Zabusky and Kruskal
and a more modern (spectral) one for soliton interactions by Nick Trefethen
Some tutorials for Matlab
A Matlab Tutorial by Peter Turner of Clarkson University
A
Matlab Tutorial by Monica Nitsche of the University of New Mexico
Additional Links:
An interesting applet site for Wave Phenomena