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Newtonian Dynamics II

  • Richard H. Enns
  • George C. McGuire

Abstract

In this continuing saga of Newtonian dynamics, we shall first look at various examples of time-dependent forces. The first recipe involves an oscillating Lorentz force exerted on a charged object, the second an illustration of how complicated functions can occur when a simple time-dependence is introduced, the third an illustration of the “route to chaos” when a nonlinear oscillator is driven periodically, and the fourth a Monte Carlo simulation.

Keywords

Inertial Frame Anharmonic Oscillator Driving Frequency Duffing Oscillator Physics Team 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard H. Enns
    • 1
  • George C. McGuire
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSimon Fraser UniversityBurnabyCanada
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity College of the Fraser ValleyAbbotsfordCanada

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