Sunday, 27 December 2009

Crocheting the Lorenz Manifold

In 2003, Hinke Osinga and Bernd Krauskopf from the Bristol Centre for Applied Nonlinear Mathematics produced the first real model of the Lorenz Attractor surface by knitting.

Download the paper by Osinga & Krauskopf here.

For more information on this topic please visit The Home of Mathematical Knitting

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Lorenz Attractor

The Lorenz attractor has chaotic behaviour, named for Edward N. Lorenz. The movie shows the changing of the attractor with increasing Prandtl number.

Downlad definition here
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