Regular and Chaotic Dynamics

, Volume 16, Issue 1–2, pp 104–116 | Cite as

Hamiltonicity and integrability of the Suslov problem

  • Alexey V. Borisov
  • Alexander A. Kilin
  • Ivan S. Mamaev


The Hamiltonian representation and integrability of the nonholonomic Suslov problem and its generalization suggested by S. A. Chaplygin are considered. This subject is important for understanding the qualitative features of the dynamics of this system, being in particular related to a nontrivial asymptotic behavior (i. e., to a certain scattering problem). A general approach based on studying a hierarchy in the dynamical behavior of nonholonomic systems is developed.


Hamiltonian system Poisson bracket nonholonomic constraint invariant measure integrability 

MSC2010 numbers

34D20 70E40 37J35 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexey V. Borisov
    • 1
  • Alexander A. Kilin
    • 1
  • Ivan S. Mamaev
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceUdmurt State UniversityIzhevskRussia

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