This page contains material for the course: **AMAT 2110**
`Discrete Dynamics`.

I will gradually make my lecture notes, including quizes and exam questions, available.

- Part I:
- Introduction.
- The failure of the linear model: The need for nonlinear models.
- Cobwebbing: A Graphical Solution.
- The logistic equation.

- Part II:
- Linear stability analysis of fixed point.
- Stability of the fixed points in the logistic equation.
- Exercises on fixed-point stability.

- Part III:
- Linear stability analysis of period-2 solutions.
- Stability of period-
`n`orbits.

- Part IV:
- The period-doubling cascade to chaos.

- Part V:
- Harvesting
- Introduction
- Fixed harvesting
- Proportional harvesting

- Harvesting

The questions asked in quizzes comprise short little bits which are designed to test you understanding of basic concepts.

quiz2001 | |

quiz2002 | Comments on student answers. |

The questions asked in a test are more `exam-like'.

- test2001.
- test2002.

Exam questions `are` exam-like. You may not be able to
do every question on a previous year's exam because the course
syllabus changes from year-to-year.

- exam2001.

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Page Created: 18th April 2002.

Last Updated: 7th November 2003.