Description and theory of nonlinear wave phenomena in physical systems. In particular generic derivations of the Korteweg de Vries equation and the nonlinear Schrödinger equation. Coupled systems and non-local effects, multiple time-scale techniques, variational methods and parametric processes.
90 credits including Analytical Mechanics and Electrodynamics or equivalent. Swedish for basic eligibility for higher education programmes and English A/5. Requirements for Swedish only apply if the course is held in Swedish.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service in Swedish will open 15 September 2020 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 October 2020.
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