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Stability and Generalized Hopf Bifurcation Through a Reduction Principle

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dc.contributor.author Bernfeld, Stephen R. en
dc.contributor.author Salvadori, L. en
dc.contributor.author Negrini, P. en
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-02T20:40:36Z en
dc.date.available 2010-06-02T20:40:36Z en
dc.date.issued 1980-10 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/2250 en
dc.description.abstract We are interested in obtaining an analysis of the bifurcating periodic orbits arising in the generalized Hopf bifurcation problems in Rn. The existence of these periodic orbits has often been obtained by using such techniques as the Liapunov-Schmidt method or topological degree arguments (see [5] and its references). Our approach, on the other hand, is based upon stability properties of the equilibrium point of the unperturbed system. Andronov et. al. [1] showed the fruitfulness of this approach in studying bifurcation problems in R2 (for more recent papers see Negrini and Salvadori 161 and Bernfeld and Salvadori [2]). In the case of R2, in contrast to that of Rn, n > 2, the stability arguments can be effectively applied because of the Poincaré-Bendixson theory. Bifurcation problems in Rn can be reduced to that of R2 when two dimensional invariant manifolds are known to exist. The existence of such manifolds occurs, for example when the unperturbed system contains only two purely imaginary eigenvalues. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher University of Texas at Arlington en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Technical Report;140 en
dc.subject Hopf bifurcation en
dc.subject Topological degree arguments en
dc.subject Poincaré-Bendixson theory en
dc.subject Stability properties en
dc.subject.lcsh Differential equations en
dc.subject.lcsh Stability en
dc.subject.lcsh Mathematics Research en
dc.title Stability and Generalized Hopf Bifurcation Through a Reduction Principle en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.publisher.department Department of Mathematics en

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