On Dynamics and Bifurcations of Nonlinear Evolution Equations Under Numerical Discretization

  • Christian Lubich


This article reviews recent results on long-time behaviour, invariant sets and bifurcations of evolution equations under discretization by numerical methods. The emphasis is on time discretization. Finite-time error bounds of low order for non-smooth data, of high order for smooth data, and attractive invariant manifolds are tools that pervade large parts of the article. To illustrate the mechanisms, the following combinations of dynamics/equations have been selected for a detailed discussion:
  • Shadowing near hyperbolic equilibria of singularly perturbed ODEs

  • Hyperbolic periodic orbits of delay differential equations

  • Hopf bifurcation of semilinear parabolic equations

  • Inertial manifolds of semilinear parabolic equations

  • Attractors of damped wave equations.


Periodic Orbit Hopf Bifurcation Error Bound Invariant Manifold Delay Differential Equation 
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  • Christian Lubich
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  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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