18.354: Nonlinear Dynamics: Continuum Systems

Table of contents

  1. Course Info
  2. Realistic Prerequisites
  3. Subject Matter
  4. Course Staff
  5. Lectures
  6. Problem Sets
  7. Exams
  8. Resources

Course Info

Class Size 8
Hours/Week 8.3 (7 responses)
Instructors Ousmane Kudio
Overall Rating 6.4/7.0

Realistic Prerequisites

  • Students found 18.03 to be a necessary prerequisite, and that knowledge of physics may be very useful.
  • Some students recommended having prior programming knowledge.

Subject Matter

  • Students found the subject to be very broad and applied.

Course Staff

  • Very friendly and approachable.
  • The professor (Ousmane Kudio) has flexible office hours, and was enthusiastic about the subject.
  • According to students, the professor (Ousmane Kudio) was caring and helpful.


  • Some found the lectures to be fast-paced.

Problem Sets

  • Students found the problem sets interesting, saying they took between 3-6 hours.
  • According to students, only 3 problem sets were assigned throughout the course.


  • There are no exams for this course.


  • Students found the course notes to be helpful.
  • No textbook was provided.