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Author Strogatz, Steven H. (Steven Henry)

Title Chaos [videorecording] / Steven Strogatz.

Publication Info. Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Company, [2008]
2008

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Description 4 videodiscs : sound color ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (67, 62 pages ; 19 cm.) + 2 lecture transcript and course guidebooks (229, 234 pages ; 19 cm.).
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Series Great courses
Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics.
System Details DVD.
Note Course no. 1333.
Twenty four lectures on 4 discs in two containers.
Performer Taught by: Professor Steven Strogatz, Cornell University.
Contents Part 1. lecture 1. The chaos revolution -- lecture 2. The clockwork universe -- lecture 3. From clockwork to chaos -- lecture 4. Chaos found and lost again -- lecture 5. The return of chaos -- lecture 6. Chaos as disorder--the butterfly effect -- lecture 7. Picturing chaos as order--strange attractors -- lecture 8. Animating chaos as order--iterated maps -- lecture 9. How systems turn chaotic -- lecture 10. Displaying how systems turn chaotic -- lecture 11. Universal features of the route to chaos -- lecture 12. Experimental tests of the new theory.
Part 2. lecture 13. Fractals--the geometry of chaos -- lecture 14. The properties of fractals -- lecture 15. A new concept of dimension -- lecture 16. Fractals around us -- lecture 17. Fractals inside us -- lecture 18. Fractal art -- lecture 18. Fractal art -- lecture 19. Embracing chaos--from tao to space travel -- lecture 20. Cloaking messages with chaos -- lecture 21. Chaos in health and disease -- lecture 22. Quantum chaos -- lecture 23. Synchronization -- lecture 24. The future of science.
Summary Chaos theory, according to Dr. Steven Strogatz, Director of the Center for Applied Mathematics at Cornell University, "is the science of how things change." It describes the behavior of any system whose state evolves over time and whose behavior is sensitive to small changes in its initial conditions.
Subject Chaotic behavior in systems.
Fractals.
Quantum theory.
Space and time.
Added Author Teaching Company.
ISBN 1598034502
9781598034509
1598034510
9781598034516
Standard No. 9781598034509
Music No. PD1333 Teaching Company

 
    
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