PHY100 - The Magic of Physics - Spring 2013
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
Prof. Kimberly Strong

Lecture 6 - Thursday, 24 January 2013

Chaos Notes in html format
Chaos Notes in pdf format
Note: We are not covering the section on The Logistic Map

Powerpoint Slides

Note: These slides do not include all material presented in class - additional material was presented on the blackboard and in demonstrations.

PDF Format - 1 slide per page

PDF Format - 6 slides per page

Supplementary Material

Today's demonstrations: (i) Double pendulum; (ii) Simple pendulum; (iii) Bowling ball pendulum; (iv) Driven mass on a spring

Here's the book I recommended in class "Chaos: Making a New Science" by James Gleick:

Today's animations: (I showed some of these in class. Try them all at home.)

Additional links that may be of interest:

previous class The arrows let you jump to the previous or next class summaries (when posted).

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