Nonlinearity and Chaos in Engineering Dynamics: IUTAM Symposium, Ucl, July 1993

Nonlinearity and Chaos in Engineering Dynamics: IUTAM Symposium, Ucl, July 1993

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Nonlinearity and Chaos in Engineering Dynamics: IUTAM Symposium, Ucl, July 1993 by J. M. T. Thompson

Presents the latest research of leading international groups in theoretical and applied dynamics. It starts with a general introduction to the basic concepts of nonlinear dynamics and chaos. Also includes topics on nonlinear problems of structural, mechanical, aerospace and naval engineering; topological and computer methods; cell mapping and global analysis; control of chaos; experimental studies; time series analysis and phase-space reconstruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471944584
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/20/1994
Pages: 458
Product dimensions: 6.81(w) x 9.88(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

Basic Concepts of Nonlinear Dynamics (J. Thompson).

EXPERIMENTS.

Transfer of Energy from High-Frequency to Low-Frequency Modes (A. Nayfeh, et al.).

IMPACT AND FRICTION.

On Approximations of Non-Smooth Functions in Bifurcation Analysis (W. Kleczka & E. Kreuzer).

CONTROL.

The Control of Chaos by a Dynamical Absorber (J. Brindley & T. Kapitaniak).

ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS.

Chaos in Railway-Vehicle Dynamics (E. Slivsgaard & H. True).

RANDOM VIBRATION.

Stochastic Resonance (M. Dykman, et al.).

MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES.

Stability Numbers for Nonlinear Systems (W. Schiehlen).

USES OF CHAOS.

Control and Use of Chaos (C. Grebogi & Y.-C.

Lai).

Appendices.

Indexes.

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