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Author Herbert, D. E.
Source United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Content type Text
Language English
Subject Keyword PHYSICS ♦ DYNAMICS ♦ NONLINEAR PROBLEMS ♦ FRACTALS ♦ PHASE SPACE ♦ BIFURCATION ♦ ATTRACTORS ♦ DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS ♦ CHAOTIC SYSTEMS ♦ CATASTROPHE THEORY ♦ POINCARE MAPPING
Abstract A brief overview is presented of the principal elements of {open_quote}{open_quote}nonlinear dynamics{close_quote}{close_quote}: catastrophes, fractals, chaos, solitary waves, and coherent and dissipative structures. The text is followed by a set of 10 portraits of the strange and violent world of nonlinear dynamics. {copyright} {ital 1996 American Institute of Physics.}
ISSN 0094243X
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1996-06-01
Publisher Place United States
Volume Number 376
Issue Number 1
Technical Publication No. CONF-9504196-


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