Periodic solutions of non linear differential difference equations

  • Stephane Laederich
Original Papers


In this paper we will be interested in the behaviour of long chains of coupled gravitational pendula. We will prove existence and uniqueness of periodic solutions for such chains under periodic forcing and will prove that under some smoothness assumptions the chain behaves as an uncoupled one. We will also analyse a more general class of differential difference equations and prove existence and unicity results for periodic solutions.


Periodic Solution Mathematical Method Difference Equation General Class Unicity Result 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephane Laederich
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  1. 1.IMAUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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