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By Oded Regev

The self-discipline of nonlinear dynamics has built explosively in all components of physics. This complete primer summarizes the most advancements within the mathematical thought of dynamical structures, chaos, trend formation and complexity. An advent to mathematical ideas and strategies is given within the first a part of the ebook, sooner than being utilized to stellar, interstellar, galactic and big scale advanced phenomena within the Universe. Regev demonstrates the potential program of rules together with unusual attractors, Poincaré sections, fractals, bifurcations, and intricate spatial styles, to precise astrophysical difficulties. This self-contained textual content will attract a large viewers of astrophysicists and astronomers who desire to comprehend and practice sleek dynamical techniques to the issues they're engaged on. It offers researchers and graduate scholars with the investigative instruments they should totally discover chaotic and intricate phenomena.

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