S17 Class 05: More 1d Bifurcations


Class 05:
Before class, watch the lecture material linked below
Post at least one question or comment on Piazza (access via Canvas or directly).  See "Check Yourself" Q1 for details.
Check yourself via the Class 05 Check Yourself on Canvas (Due by 11:59pm on Sun Feb 5)
In class, we'll work on examples of these ideas: (activity will be posted)
After class, complete the homework (problems due Friday Feb 10th)

Video summary:
Watch the videos below on symmetry breaking in the pitchfork and transcritical bifurcations.
Next watch the videos on models of oscillation and with the video of synchronized fireflies.
Corresponding text: sections 3.6, 4.0-4.3, 4.5
V01 (Sarah)  |  Symmetry breaking (All)  |  12 min
V02 (Sarah)  |  More symmetry breaking (All)  |  8 min
V03 (Sarah)  |  Flow on a circle (All)  |  12 min
V04 (Sarah)  |  Nonuniform oscillation  (All)  |  10 min
V05 (Other)  |  Video of synchronizing fireflies  | 2 min
V06 (Sarah)  |  Fireflies and synchronization  (All)  |  8 min
52 minutes


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