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Dynamical Systems

  • Pierre Collet
  • Jean-Pierre Eckmann
Part of the Theoretical and Mathematical Physics book series (TMP)

Abstract

While we assume some familiarity with elementary mechanics, we begin here with the nonlinear pendulum in 1 dimension, to have some basis of discussion of phase space and the like.

Keywords

Phase Space Phase Portrait Unstable Manifold Divergence Free Vector Nonlinear Pendulum 
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Copyright information

© Springer 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Collet
    • 1
  • Jean-Pierre Eckmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Center of Theoretical Physics École PolytechniquePalaiseauFrance
  2. 2.Department of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics SectionUniversity of GenevaSwitzerland

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