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Elements of Applied Bifurcation Theory

Elements of Applied Bifurcation Theory Author Yuri A. Kuznetsov
ISBN-10 9781475724219
Release 2013-03-09
Pages 518
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A solid basis for anyone studying the dynamical systems theory, providing the necessary understanding of the approaches, methods, results and terminology used in the modern applied-mathematics literature. Covering the basic topics in the field, the text can be used in a course on nonlinear dynamical systems or system theory. Special attention is given to efficient numerical implementations of the developed techniques, illustrated by several examples from recent research papers. A moderate mathematical background is assumed, and, whenever possible, only elementary mathematical tools are used, making this book suitable for advanced undergraduate or graduate students in applied mathematics, as well as for researchers in other disciplines who use dynamical systems as model tools in their studies.



Elements of Applied Bifurcation Theory

Elements of Applied Bifurcation Theory Author Yuri Kuznetsov
ISBN-10 1475739796
Release 2013-05-04
Pages 634
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Providing readers with a solid basis in dynamical systems theory, as well as explicit procedures for application of general mathematical results to particular problems, the focus here is on efficient numerical implementations of the developed techniques. The book is designed for advanced undergraduates or graduates in applied mathematics, as well as for Ph.D. students and researchers in physics, biology, engineering, and economics who use dynamical systems as model tools in their studies. A moderate mathematical background is assumed, and, whenever possible, only elementary mathematical tools are used. This new edition preserves the structure of the first while updating the context to incorporate recent theoretical developments, in particular new and improved numerical methods for bifurcation analysis.



Nonlinear Oscillations Dynamical Systems and Bifurcations of Vector Fields

Nonlinear Oscillations  Dynamical Systems  and Bifurcations of Vector Fields Author John Guckenheimer
ISBN-10 9781461211402
Release 2013-11-21
Pages 462
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An application of the techniques of dynamical systems and bifurcation theories to the study of nonlinear oscillations. Taking their cue from Poincare, the authors stress the geometrical and topological properties of solutions of differential equations and iterated maps. Numerous exercises, some of which require nontrivial algebraic manipulations and computer work, convey the important analytical underpinnings of problems in dynamical systems and help readers develop an intuitive feel for the properties involved.



Introduction to Applied Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Chaos

Introduction to Applied Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Chaos Author Stephen Wiggins
ISBN-10 9780387217499
Release 2006-04-18
Pages 844
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This introduction to applied nonlinear dynamics and chaos places emphasis on teaching the techniques and ideas that will enable students to take specific dynamical systems and obtain some quantitative information about their behavior. The new edition has been updated and extended throughout, and contains a detailed glossary of terms. From the reviews: "Will serve as one of the most eminent introductions to the geometric theory of dynamical systems." --Monatshefte für Mathematik



Nonlinear Problems of Elasticity

Nonlinear Problems of Elasticity Author Stuart Antman
ISBN-10 9780387276496
Release 2006-03-30
Pages 838
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Enlarged, updated, and extensively revised, this second edition illuminates specific problems of nonlinear elasticity, emphasizing the role of nonlinear material response. Opening chapters discuss strings, rods, and shells, and applications of bifurcation theory and the calculus of variations to problems for these bodies. Subsequent chapters cover tensors, three-dimensional continuum mechanics, three-dimensional elasticity , general theories of rods and shells, and dynamical problems. Each chapter includes interesting, challenging, and tractable exercises.



Piecewise smooth Dynamical Systems

Piecewise smooth Dynamical Systems Author Mario Bernardo
ISBN-10 1846287081
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 482
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This book presents a coherent framework for understanding the dynamics of piecewise-smooth and hybrid systems. An informal introduction expounds the ubiquity of such models via numerous. The results are presented in an informal style, and illustrated with many examples. The book is aimed at a wide audience of applied mathematicians, engineers and scientists at the beginning postgraduate level. Almost no mathematical background is assumed other than basic calculus and algebra.



Global Bifurcations and Chaos

Global Bifurcations and Chaos Author Stephen Wiggins
ISBN-10 9781461210429
Release 2013-11-27
Pages 495
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Global Bifurcations and Chaos: Analytical Methods is unique in the literature of chaos in that it not only defines the concept of chaos in deterministic systems, but it describes the mechanisms which give rise to chaos (i.e., homoclinic and heteroclinic motions) and derives explicit techniques whereby these mechanisms can be detected in specific systems. These techniques can be viewed as generalizations of Melnikov's method to multi-degree of freedom systems subject to slowly varying parameters and quasiperiodic excitations. A unique feature of the book is that each theorem is illustrated with drawings that enable the reader to build visual pictures of global dynamcis of the systems being described. This approach leads to an enhanced intuitive understanding of the theory.



An Invitation to Applied Mathematics

An Invitation to Applied Mathematics Author Carmen Chicone
ISBN-10 9780128041543
Release 2016-09-24
Pages 878
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An Invitation to Applied Mathematics: Differential Equations, Modeling, and Computation introduces the reader to the methodology of modern applied mathematics in modeling, analysis, and scientific computing with emphasis on the use of ordinary and partial differential equations. Each topic is introduced with an attractive physical problem, where a mathematical model is constructed using physical and constitutive laws arising from the conservation of mass, conservation of momentum, or Maxwell's electrodynamics. Relevant mathematical analysis (which might employ vector calculus, Fourier series, nonlinear ODEs, bifurcation theory, perturbation theory, potential theory, control theory, or probability theory) or scientific computing (which might include Newton's method, the method of lines, finite differences, finite elements, finite volumes, boundary elements, projection methods, smoothed particle hydrodynamics, or Lagrangian methods) is developed in context and used to make physically significant predictions. The target audience is advanced undergraduates (who have at least a working knowledge of vector calculus and linear ordinary differential equations) or beginning graduate students. Readers will gain a solid and exciting introduction to modeling, mathematical analysis, and computation that provides the key ideas and skills needed to enter the wider world of modern applied mathematics. Presents an integrated wealth of modeling, analysis, and numerical methods in one volume Provides practical and comprehensible introductions to complex subjects, for example, conservation laws, CFD, SPH, BEM, and FEM Includes a rich set of applications, with more appealing problems and projects suggested



Applications of Centre Manifold Theory

Applications of Centre Manifold Theory Author J. Carr
ISBN-10 9781461259299
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 142
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These notes are based on a series of lectures given in the Lefschetz Center for Dynamical Systems in the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University during the academic year 1978-79. The purpose of the lectures was to give an introduction to the applications of centre manifold theory to differential equations. Most of the material is presented in an informal fashion, by means of worked examples in the hope that this clarifies the use of centre manifold theory. The main application of centre manifold theory given in these notes is to dynamic bifurcation theory. Dynamic bifurcation theory is concerned with topological changes in the nature of the solutions of differential equations as para meters are varied. Such an example is the creation of periodic orbits from an equilibrium point as a parameter crosses a critical value. In certain circumstances, the application of centre manifold theory reduces the dimension of the system under investigation. In this respect the centre manifold theory plays the same role for dynamic problems as the Liapunov-Schmitt procedure plays for the analysis of static solutions. Our use of centre manifold theory in bifurcation problems follows that of Ruelle and Takens [57) and of Marsden and McCracken [51).



Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems Author Lawrence Perko
ISBN-10 9781461300038
Release 2013-11-21
Pages 557
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This textbook presents a systematic study of the qualitative and geometric theory of nonlinear differential equations and dynamical systems. Although the main topic of the book is the local and global behavior of nonlinear systems and their bifurcations, a thorough treatment of linear systems is given at the beginning of the text. All the material necessary for a clear understanding of the qualitative behavior of dynamical systems is contained in this textbook, including an outline of the proof and examples illustrating the proof of the Hartman-Grobman theorem. In addition to minor corrections and updates throughout, this new edition includes materials on higher order Melnikov theory and the bifurcation of limit cycles for planar systems of differential equations.



Applied Functional Analysis

Applied Functional Analysis Author D.H. Griffel
ISBN-10 9780486141329
Release 2012-04-26
Pages 390
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This introductory text examines applications of functional analysis to mechanics, fluid mechanics, diffusive growth, and approximation. Covers distribution theory, Banach spaces, Hilbert space, spectral theory, Frechet calculus, Sobolev spaces, more. 1985 edition.



Differential Dynamical Systems Revised Edition

Differential Dynamical Systems  Revised Edition Author James D. Meiss
ISBN-10 9781611974645
Release 2017-01-24
Pages 392
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Differential equations are the basis for models of any physical systems that exhibit smooth change. This book combines much of the material found in a traditional course on ordinary differential equations with an introduction to the more modern theory of dynamical systems. Applications of this theory to physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering are shown through examples in such areas as population modeling, fluid dynamics, electronics, and mechanics.÷ Differential Dynamical Systems begins with coverage of linear systems, including matrix algebra; the focus then shifts to foundational material on nonlinear differential equations, making heavy use of the contraction-mapping theorem. Subsequent chapters deal specifically with dynamical systems concepts?flow, stability, invariant manifolds, the phase plane, bifurcation, chaos, and Hamiltonian dynamics. This new edition contains several important updates and revisions throughout the book. Throughout the book, the author includes exercises to help students develop an analytical and geometrical understanding of dynamics. Many of the exercises and examples are based on applications and some involve computation; an appendix offers simple codes written in Maple?, Mathematica?, and MATLAB? software to give students practice with computation applied to dynamical systems problems.



Dynamics and Bifurcations

Dynamics and Bifurcations Author Jack K. Hale
ISBN-10 9781461244264
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 574
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In recent years, due primarily to the proliferation of computers, dynamical systems has again returned to its roots in applications. It is the aim of this book to provide undergraduate and beginning graduate students in mathematics or science and engineering with a modest foundation of knowledge. Equations in dimensions one and two constitute the majority of the text, and in particular it is demonstrated that the basic notion of stability and bifurcations of vector fields are easily explained for scalar autonomous equations. Further, the authors investigate the dynamics of planar autonomous equations where new dynamical behavior, such as periodic and homoclinic orbits appears.



Stability Instability and Chaos

Stability  Instability and Chaos Author Paul Glendinning
ISBN-10 0521425662
Release 1994-11-25
Pages 388
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An introduction to nonlinear differential equations which equips undergraduate students with the know-how to appreciate stability theory and bifurcation.



Nonnegative Matrices in the Mathematical Sciences

Nonnegative Matrices in the Mathematical Sciences Author Abraham Berman
ISBN-10 9780898713213
Release 1994-01-01
Pages 340
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Mathematics of Computing -- Numerical Analysis.



Bifurcation Theory of Functional Differential Equations

Bifurcation Theory of Functional Differential Equations Author Shangjiang Guo
ISBN-10 9781461469926
Release 2013-07-30
Pages 289
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This book provides a crash course on various methods from the bifurcation theory of Functional Differential Equations (FDEs). FDEs arise very naturally in economics, life sciences and engineering and the study of FDEs has been a major source of inspiration for advancement in nonlinear analysis and infinite dimensional dynamical systems. The book summarizes some practical and general approaches and frameworks for the investigation of bifurcation phenomena of FDEs depending on parameters with chap. This well illustrated book aims to be self contained so the readers will find in this book all relevant materials in bifurcation, dynamical systems with symmetry, functional differential equations, normal forms and center manifold reduction. This material was used in graduate courses on functional differential equations at Hunan University (China) and York University (Canada).



Imperfect Bifurcation in Structures and Materials

Imperfect Bifurcation in Structures and Materials Author Kiyohiro Ikeda
ISBN-10 9781475736977
Release 2013-03-09
Pages 414
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Most physical systems lose or gain stability through bifurcation behavior. This book explains a series of experimentally found bifurcation phenomena by means of the methods of static bifurcation theory.