Imperfect Bifurcation in Structures and Materials (Applied Mathematical Sciences 149)
By: Kazuo Murota (author), Kiyohiro Ikeda (author)Paperback
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Most physical systems lose or gain stability through bifurcation behavior. This book explains a series of experimentally found bifurcation phenomena by means of the methods of static bifurcation theory.
Introduction to Bifurcation Behavior * Critical Point and Local Behavior * Imperfection Sensitivity Laws * Critical Initial Imperfections (I) * Stochasticity of Initial Imperfections (I) * Experimentally-observed Bifurcation Diagrams * Group-theoretic Bifurcation Theory * Bifurcation Behavior of Dn-equivariant Systems * Critical Initial Imperfections (II) * Stochasticity of Initial Imperfections (II) * Description of Bifurcation Behaviors * Bifurcation of Cylindrical Sand Specimens * Echelon-mode Formation * Bifurcation of Steel Specimens * Miscellaneous Aspects of Bifurcation Phenomena * References * Index
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