An Algorithmic Approach for Solving Singularly Perturbed Initial Value Problems

Part of the Dynamics Reported book series (DYNAMICS, volume 1)


There is a vast literature on singular perturbations both from the point of view of applications as well as of results concerning the theoretical foundations. For a general survey the reader is referred to the books by Cole [3], Eckhaus [5], [6], Kaplun [15], O’Malley [27], Van Dyke [32], Wasow [35] and to the articles by Fraenkel [10], Hoppensteadt [14], Kevorkian [16], Lagerstrom and Casten [17] and Vasil’eva [33], [34]. A good deal of work in singular perturbations is devoted to boundary value problems. In this paper, however, we will restrict ourselves to initial value problems (IVP’s) although we believe that the ideas derived may be useful for boundary value problems as well.


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  • K. Nipp
    • 1
  1. 1.ETH-ZentrumZurichSwitzerland

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