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On the stability of linear circulatory systems


The paper investigates the stability of a linear mechanical system subjected to potential and circulatory forces. Three theorems which provide stability conditions directly in terms of the coefficient matrices are established.

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Received: May 19, 1998

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Bulatovic, R. On the stability of linear circulatory systems. Z. angew. Math. Phys. 50, 669–674 (1999).

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  • Key words. Stability, linear system, potential force, circulatory force.