Some Examples of Linear and Nonlinear Physical Systems and Their Dynamical Equations

  • José F. Cariñena
  • Alberto Ibort
  • Giuseppe Marmo
  • Giuseppe Morandi


This chapter is devoted to the discussion of a few simple examples of dynamics by using elementary means. The purpose of that is twofold, on one side after the discussion of these examples we will have a catalogue of systems to test the ideas we would be introducing later on; on the other hand this collection of simple systems will help to illustrate how geometrical ideas actually are born from dynamics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • José F. Cariñena
    • 1
  • Alberto Ibort
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Marmo
    • 3
  • Giuseppe Morandi
    • 4
  1. 1.Departamento de Física TeóricaUniversidad de ZaragozaZaragozaSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de MatemáticasUniversidad Carlos III de MadridMadridSpain
  3. 3.Dipartimento di FisicheUniversitá di Napoli “Federico II”NapoliItaly
  4. 4.INFN Sezione di BolognaUniversitá di BolognaBolognaItaly

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