Introduction to perturbation techniques

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Wiley, Jan 19, 1981 - Mathematics - 519 pages
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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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INTRODUCTION
1
ALGEBRAIC EQUATIONS
28
INTEGRALS
51
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ALI H. NAYFEH, PhD, is a University Distinguished Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia. Professor Nayfeh is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Nonlinear Dynamics and the Journal of Vibration and Control. He has authored or coauthored a number of books, including Applied Nonlinear Dynamics (with Bala Balachandran), Methods of Normal Forms, Introduction to Perturbation Techniques, Nonlinear Oscillations (with Dean T. Mook), and Perturbation Methods, all from Wiley.