Phase Transitions in

Coupled Nonlinear Oscillators

Tanya Leise, Amherst College

Andrew Cohen, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Oscillators at Our Fingertips discusses a simple finger oscillation experiment and analysis of a differential equation model. This article won the Lester R. Ford Award in 2008 for publication of a noteworthy expository paper, given by the Mathematical Association of America.

Limit Cycles

Oscillators Computations: Mathematica file with code for determining limit cycles and their stability (if you do not have Mathematica, you can still view the file using the free Mathematica reader)

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