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By Oded Regev

The self-discipline of nonlinear dynamics has built explosively in all components of physics. This accomplished primer summarizes the most advancements within the mathematical concept of dynamical structures, chaos, trend formation and complexity. An creation to mathematical suggestions and methods is given within the first a part of the booklet, sooner than being utilized to stellar, interstellar, galactic and massive scale complicated phenomena within the Universe. Regev demonstrates the prospective program of principles together with unusual attractors, Poincaré sections, fractals, bifurcations, and complicated spatial styles, to express astrophysical difficulties. This self-contained textual content will entice a vast viewers of astrophysicists and astronomers who desire to comprehend and follow smooth dynamical techniques to the issues they're engaged on. It offers researchers and graduate scholars with the investigative instruments they should absolutely discover chaotic and intricate phenomena.

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