Chaos

Author: Kathleen Alligood
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3642592813
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BACKGROUND Sir Isaac Newton hrought to the world the idea of modeling the motion of physical systems with equations. It was necessary to invent calculus along the way, since fundamental equations of motion involve velocities and accelerations, of position. His greatest single success was his discovery that which are derivatives the motion of the planets and moons of the solar system resulted from a single fundamental source: the gravitational attraction of the hodies. He demonstrated that the ohserved motion of the planets could he explained hy assuming that there is a gravitational attraction he tween any two ohjects, a force that is proportional to the product of masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. The circular, elliptical, and parabolic orhits of astronomy were v INTRODUCTION no longer fundamental determinants of motion, but were approximations of laws specified with differential equations. His methods are now used in modeling motion and change in all areas of science. Subsequent generations of scientists extended the method of using differ ential equations to describe how physical systems evolve. But the method had a limitation. While the differential equations were sufficient to determine the behavior-in the sense that solutions of the equations did exist-it was frequently difficult to figure out what that behavior would be. It was often impossible to write down solutions in relatively simple algebraic expressions using a finite number of terms. Series solutions involving infinite sums often would not converge beyond some finite time.

An Introduction To Dynamical Systems And Chaos

Author: G.C. Layek
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 8132225562
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The book discusses continuous and discrete systems in systematic and sequential approaches for all aspects of nonlinear dynamics. The unique feature of the book is its mathematical theories on flow bifurcations, oscillatory solutions, symmetry analysis of nonlinear systems and chaos theory. The logically structured content and sequential orientation provide readers with a global overview of the topic. A systematic mathematical approach has been adopted, and a number of examples worked out in detail and exercises have been included. Chapters 1–8 are devoted to continuous systems, beginning with one-dimensional flows. Symmetry is an inherent character of nonlinear systems, and the Lie invariance principle and its algorithm for finding symmetries of a system are discussed in Chap. 8. Chapters 9–13 focus on discrete systems, chaos and fractals. Conjugacy relationship among maps and its properties are described with proofs. Chaos theory and its connection with fractals, Hamiltonian flows and symmetries of nonlinear systems are among the main focuses of this book. Over the past few decades, there has been an unprecedented interest and advances in nonlinear systems, chaos theory and fractals, which is reflected in undergraduate and postgraduate curricula around the world. The book is useful for courses in dynamical systems and chaos, nonlinear dynamics, etc., for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in mathematics, physics and engineering.

Introduction To Discrete Dynamical Systems And Chaos

Author: Mario Martelli
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118031121
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A timely, accessible introduction to the mathematics ofchaos. The past three decades have seen dramatic developments in thetheory of dynamical systems, particularly regarding the explorationof chaotic behavior. Complex patterns of even simple processesarising in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, economics, anda host of other disciplines have been investigated, explained, andutilized. Introduction to Discrete Dynamical Systems and Chaos makes theseexciting and important ideas accessible to students and scientistsby assuming, as a background, only the standard undergraduatetraining in calculus and linear algebra. Chaos is introduced at theoutset and is then incorporated as an integral part of the theoryof discrete dynamical systems in one or more dimensions. Both phasespace and parameter space analysis are developed with ampleexercises, more than 100 figures, and important practical examplessuch as the dynamics of atmospheric changes and neuralnetworks. An appendix provides readers with clear guidelines on how to useMathematica to explore discrete dynamical systems numerically.Selected programs can also be downloaded from a Wiley ftp site(address in preface). Another appendix lists possible projects thatcan be assigned for classroom investigation. Based on the author's1993 book, but boasting at least 60% new, revised, and updatedmaterial, the present Introduction to Discrete Dynamical Systemsand Chaos is a unique and extremely useful resource for allscientists interested in this active and intensely studiedfield. An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all theproblems in the book is available upon request from the Wileyeditorial department.

Differential Equations Dynamical Systems And An Introduction To Chaos

Author: Morris W. Hirsch
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123497035
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This text is about the dynamical aspects of ordinary differential equations and the relations between dynamical systems and certain fields outside pure mathematics. It is an update of one of Academic Press's most successful mathematics texts ever published, which has become the standard textbook for graduate courses in this area. The authors are tops in the field of advanced mathematics. Steve Smale is a Field's Medalist, which equates to being a Nobel prize winner in mathematics. Bob Devaney has authored several leading books in this subject area. Linear algebra prerequisites toned down from first edition Inclusion of analysis of examples of chaotic systems, including Lorenz, Rosssler, and Shilnikov systems Bifurcation theory included throughout.

Die Erforschung Des Chaos

Author: John H. Argyris
Editor: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3322904415
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Das Buch stellt die grundlegenden Konzepte der Chaos-Theorie und die mathematischen Hilfsmittel so elementar wie möglich dar.

Introduction To Applied Nonlinear Dynamical Systems And Chaos

Author: Stephen Wiggins
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This significant volume is intended for advanced undergraduate or first year graduate students as an introduction to applied nonlinear dynamics and chaos. The author has placed emphasis on teaching the techniques and ideas which will enable students to take specific dynamical systems and obtain some quantitative information about the behavior of these systems. He has included the basic core material that is necessary for higher levels of study and research. Thus, people who do not necessarily have an extensive mathematical background, such as students in engineering, physics, chemistry and biology, will find this text as useful as students of mathematics. Overall, this will be a text that should be required for all students entering this field.

Differential Equations Dynamical Systems And An Introduction To Chaos

Author: Morris William Hirsch
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ISBN: 9788181474254
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Instabilities Chaos And Turbulence

Author: Paul Manneville
Editor: Imperial College Press
ISBN: 9781860944918
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This book is an introduction to the application of nonlinear dynamics to problems of stability, chaos and turbulence arising in continuous media and their connection to dynamical systems. With an emphasis on the understanding of basic concepts, it should be of interest to nearly any science-oriented undergraduate and potentially to anyone who wants to learn about recent advances in the field of applied nonlinear dynamics. Technicalities are, however, not completely avoided. They are instead explained as simply as possible using heuristic arguments and specific worked examples.

Introduction To Applied Nonlinear Dynamical Systems And Chaos

Author: Stephen Wiggins
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This significant volume is intended for advanced undergraduate or first year graduate students as an introduction to applied nonlinear dynamics and chaos. The author has placed emphasis on teaching the techniques and ideas which will enable students to take specific dynamical systems and obtain some quantitative information about the behavior of these systems. He has included the basic core material that is necessary for higher levels of study and research. Thus, people who do not necessarily have an extensive mathematical background, such as students in engineering, physics, chemistry and biology, will find this text as useful as students of mathematics. Overall, this will be a text that should be required for all students entering this field.

Wissenschaft Und Methode

Author: Henri Poincaré
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ISBN: 9783936532319
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I. Forscher und Wissenschaftler: Die Auswahl der Tatsachen / Die Zukunft der Mathematik / Die mathematische Erfindung / Der Zufall II. Die mathematische Schlußweise: Die Relativität des Raumes / Die mathematischen Definitionen und der Unterricht / Mathematik und Logik / Die neue Logik / Die neuesten Arbeiten der Logistiker III. Die neue Mechanik: Mechanik und Radium / Mechanik und Optik / Die neue Mechanik und die Astronomie IV. Die Wissenschaft der Astronomie: Milchstraße und Gastheorie / Die Geodäsie in Frankreich Erläuternde Anmerkungen (von F. Lindemann) "Viele Mathematiker glauben, daß man die Mathematik auf die Gesetze der formalen Logik zurückführen kann. Unerhörte Anstrengungen wurden zu diesem Zwecke unternommen; zur Erreichung des bezeichneten Zieles scheute man sich z.B. nicht, die historische Ordnung in der Entstehung unserer Vorstellungen umzukehren, und man suchte das Endliche durch das Unendliche zu erklären. Für alle, welche das Problem ohne Voreingenommenheit angereifen, glaube ich im folgenden gezeigt zu haben, daß diesem Bestreben eine trügerische Illusion zugrunde liegt. Wie ich hoffe, wird der Leser die Wichtigkeit der Frage verstehen [...]." Henri Poincaré