Bifurcation and Chaos in Mechanical Applications: A Dynamical Systems Approach to Their Control
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This work reviews in an unified context some previous independently developed works by the authors related to a method for controlling nonlinear dynamics and chaos in mechanical oscillators based on optimal elimination of homo/heteroclinic bifurcations.
Key wordsHomo/heteroclinic bifurcations chaos optimal control mechanical oscillators
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- S. Lenci and G. Rega, “Heteroclinic bifurcations and optimal control in the nonlinear rocking dynamics of generic and slender rigid blocks,” in press on Int. J. Bifur Chaos, 2003.Google Scholar