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Slowly varying oscillators

Wiggins, Stephen and Holmes, Philip (1985) Slowly varying oscillators. In: 1985 24th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, p. 2051.

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We develop a Melnikov type perturbation method for detecting periodic and homoclinic orbits and codimension one bifurcations in a class of third order nonlinear ordinary differential equations. These equations may be autonomous or contain time periodic terms, but we assume that they are small perturbations of integrable Hamiltonian systems with unperturbed energy functions of the form H(x,y;z) and that the z-coordinate varies slowly in the perturbed system. We apply these methods to a nonlinear oscillator subject to weak feedback control.

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Additional Information:© 1985 IEEE. Research supported in part by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research under AFOSR 84-0051.
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Official Citation:S. Wiggins and P. Holmes, "Slowly varying oscillators," 1985 24th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 1985, pp. 2051-2051. doi: 10.1109/CDC.1985.268563
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