Reading Assignments for the first 9 weeks

 

Week 1 (assignments 0 and 1) Read Chapter 1, pages 1 -31

Week 2 Finish reading chapter 1 39-42 and Chapter 2, 43-61, and 532-536 (“Experimental Cascades”).

Week 3 Read 61-91

Week 4 Read 92-97 incl. steps 1-6, and 99-109 (through Lyapunov exponents) & 359-369 (Lorenz equations).

Week 5 109-131 Skip rest of Section 3.5; 143-147 (Lab Visit 3); Section 9.3 370-5 (on the Rossler attractor)

Week 6: Read chapter 4, pages 144-177

Week 7: Finish reading chapter 4, pages 177-182 and Lab Visit 4, 188-191.
  Read chapter 5, pages 193-207.

Week 8  Read Chapter 6. 231-265

Week 9  Read 267-271, 399-422 of Chapter 10.