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Introduction to Perturbation Techniquesby Ali Hasan Nayfeh
Synopses & Reviews
Similarities, differences, advantages and limitations of perturbation techniques are pointed out concisely. The techniques are described by means of examples that consist mainly of algebraic and ordinary differential equations. Each chapter contains a number of exercises.
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****Reprint of a 1981 text (in a series which consists of selected books that have become recognized classics in their respective fields). Cited in BCL3.
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Table of Contents
The Duffing Equation.
The Linear Damped Oscillator.
Systems with Quadratic and Cubic Nonlinearities.
General Weakly Nonlinear Systems.
Forced Oscillations of the Duffing Equation.
The Mathieu Equation.
Linear Equations with Variable Coefficients.
Differential Equations with a Large Parameter.
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