Nonlinear Mechanics

Phase plane analysis, criteria of stability, study of Van der Pol, Duffing, Mathieu equations, Poincare-Bendixson theorem, method of Krylov-Bogoliuboff, equivalent linearization, perturbation methods.

Quarters Scheduled: 

2007b Spring,2008a Winter,2009b Spring,2010b Spring,2012b Spring,2013b Spring,2014b Spring,2015b Spring, 2016b Spring

Units: 

3

Prerequisites: 

none

Course Number: 

ME203