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Chaos in dynamical systems by the Poincaré-Melnikov-Arnold method

Marsden, Jerrold E. (1984) Chaos in dynamical systems by the Poincaré-Melnikov-Arnold method. In: Chaos in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics , Philadelphia, pp. 19-31. ISBN 9780898710526

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Methods proving the existence of chaos in the sense of Poincaré-Birkhoff-Smale horseshoes are presented. We shall concentrate on explicitly verifiable results that apply to specific examples such as the ordinary differential equations for a forced pendulum, and for superfluid He and the partial differential equation describing the oscillations off a beam. Some discussion of the difficulties the method encounters near an elliptic fixed point is given.

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