Speaker:         Ms. Anjali S Nair
Topic:           Chaotic dynamics: Fractals and Diffusion
Date:            Tuesday, 25th February 2020 at 4:00 PM
Venue:            SSCU Auditorium



Chaotic dynamics deals with the behaviour of dynamical systems where the disordered states are governed by the laws that are highly sensitive to the initial conditions. These phenomena which deal with nonlinear dynamics are often described by fractal mathematics, that partially captures the infinite complexity of nature. Microscopic deterministic chaos can give rise to transport coefficients which are irregular functions of the control parameters. In this talk, I shall discuss several aspects of chaotic dynamics and transport processes in fluids. I shall quantify the nature of chaos with the help of elegant mathematical concepts such as Lyapunov exponents and Kolmogorov-Sinai entropy.



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