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As a trajectory evolves, it carries along and distorts its infinitesimal neighborhood. Let x(t) = f t (x0 ) denote the trajectory of an initial point x0 = x(0). Expanding f t (x0 + δx0 ) tolinear order, the evolution of the distance to a neighboring trajectory xi (t) + δxi (t) is given by the fundamental matrix: d Jt (x0 )ij δx0j , δxi (t) = j=1 ☞ sect. 2 Jt (x0 )ij = ∂xi (t) . ∂x0j A trajectory of a pinball moving on a flat surface is specified by two position coordinates and the direction of motion, so in this case d = 3.

OVERTURE dynamical systems literature. The intended audience is Henri Roux, the perfect physics graduate student with a theoretical bent who does not believe anything he does not understand. 4] which covers much of the same ground in a highly readable and scholarly manner. As far as the prerequisites are concerned - ChaosBook is not an introduction to nonlinear dynamics. Nonlinear science requires a one semester basic course (advanced undergraduate or first year graduate). 5], an introduction to flows, fixed points, manifolds, bifurcations.

Press, Cambridge 1993). 8] J. C. B. A. P. Reilly, Experimental Approach to Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos (Addison Wesley, Reading MA, 1992). J. -J. Jodl, Chaos. A Program Collection for the PC, (Springer, New York 1994). E. A. Yorke, Dynamics: Numerical Explorations (Springer, New York 1997). 12] H. 13] For a very readable exposition of Poincar´e’s work and the development of the dynamical systems theory see J. Barrow-Green, Poincar´e and the Three Body Problem, (Amer. Math. , 1997), and F. Diacu and P.

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