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Geometric Mechanics, Stability and Control

Marsden, Jerrold E. (1994) Geometric Mechanics, Stability and Control. In: Trends and perspectives in applied mathematics. Applied mathematical sciences . No.100. Springer-Verlag , New York, pp. 265-291. ISBN 0387942017

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This paper gives an overview of selected topics in mechanics and their relation to questions of stability, control and stabilization. The mechanical connection, whose holonomy gives phases and that plays an important role in block diagonalization, provides a unifying theme.

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Additional Information:© 1994, Springer-Verlag. April 22, 1992. Research partially supported by a Fairchild fellowship at Caltech and by DOE. We thank W. Sluis for providing a draft of the lectures given at the Fields Institute, March 1992.
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