Topics in dynamics I: Flows
by Edward Nelson
Publisher: Princeton University Press 1969
Number of pages: 122
These are the lecture notes for the first term of a course on differential equations, given in Fine Hall the autumn of 1968. The text covers differential calculus, Picard's method, the local structure of vector fields, sums and Lie products of vector fields, self-adjoint operators on Hilbert space, commutative multiplicity theory, extensions of Hermitean operators, sums and Lie products of self-adjoint operators.
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