Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations (Oxford Applied Mathematics and Computing Science Series)

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9780198596561: Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations (Oxford Applied Mathematics and Computing Science Series)

This new edition has been expanded to include areas of current importance such as bifurcation, structural stability and chaotic behavior. Other topics covered are linearization, perturbation theory, subharmonics, stability, the existence of limit cycles, and Poincaré maps. The text is concerned with practical applications and includes over 400 examples and exercises.

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Prior to his retirement, Dominic Jordan was a professor in the Mathematics Department at Keele University. His research interests include applications of applied mathematics to elasticity, asymptotic theory, wave and diffusion problems, as well as research on the development of applied mathematics in its close association with late 19th century engineering technologies. Peter Smith is a professor in the Mathematics Department of Keele University. He has taught courses in mathematical methods, applied analysis, dynamics, stochastic processes, and nonlinear differential equations, and his research interests include fluid dynamics and applied analysis.

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UNEDITED UK REVIEW: "Review from previous edition "...classic book...The book succeeds as an exceptionally well written test fot its intended audience...No doubt one of its strongest features is over 500 problems...throughout the entire book only important physical processes are described... The new edition is greatly enhanced...I strongly recommend that you take a look. The presentation is exquisitely straightforward with numerous physically interesting examples, and it is carefully and well written""--SIAM


"The book should be recommended to scientists and engineers."--Mathematical Reviews


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