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The Renormalization Group Method for Ordinary Differential Equations

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Part of the Mathematics for Industry book series (MFI, volume 5)

Abstract

The renormalization group (RG) method is one of the singular perturbation methods which provides asymptotic behavior of solutions of differential equations. In this article, how to construct approximate solutions by the RG method is shown with several examples and basic theorems on the RG method, such as an error estimate and the existence of invariant manifolds are given.

Keywords

Renormalization group Dynamical systems Perturbation method 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics for IndustryKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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