• Jack K. Hale
  • Luis T. Magalhães
  • Waldyr M. Oliva
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 47)


Many applications involve dynamical systems in non-locally compact infinite dimensional spaces; for example, dynamical systems generated by partial differential equations and delay differential or functional differential equations. Because of the complexities involved in doing detailed analysis in infinite dimensions, these systems often are approximated by finite dimensional dynamical systems generated by ordinary differential equations in ℝn or on a n-dimensional manifold M. The global theory of such dynamical systems is then used to better understand the complete dynamics of the system and the way that the system behaves as physical parameters are varied.


Functional Differential Equation Global Theory Infinite Dimension Parabolic Partial Differential Equation Infinite Dimensional System 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack K. Hale
    • 1
  • Luis T. Magalhães
    • 2
  • Waldyr M. Oliva
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Applied MathematicsBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA
  2. 2.Universidade Tecnica de LisbõaLisbonPortugal
  3. 3.Departmento de Matemática Aplicada, Instituto de Matemática e EstatisticaUniversidade de São PauloSão PauloBrasil

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