Miscellaneous Topics
Here is a list of some interesting topics which supplement the other sections.
- The upside-down pendulum: Learn how to stabilize a rigid
pendulum in its upside-down equilibrium.
- The Lyapunov exponent: This is a quantitive measure of
the sensitive dependence on the initial conditions in
deterministic chaos.
- Fractals: These are geometrical objects which show
structural details at all levels of magnification.
© 1998 Franz-Josef Elmer,
elmer@ubaclu.unibas.ch
last modified Friday, July 24, 1998.