Stability of Nonlinear Systems

  • Frank C. Hoppensteadt
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 94)


A mechanical or an electrical device can be constructed to a level of accuracy that is restricted by technical or economic constraints. What happens to the output if the construction is a little off specifications? Does output remain near design values? How sensitive is the design to variations in construction parameters?


Nonlinear System Periodic Solution Return Mapping Unstable Manifold Gradient System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank C. Hoppensteadt
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  1. 1.College of Natural SciencesMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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