Includes bibliographical references (p. -471) and index..
and Prerequisites.- Basic Nonlinear Phenomena.- Applications and Extensions.- Principles of Continuation.- Calculation of the Branching Behavior of Nonlinear Equations.- Calculating Branching Behavior of Boundary-Value Problems.- Stability of Periodic Solutions.- Qualitative Instruments.- Chaos.
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Probably the first book to describe computational methods for numerically computing steady state and Hopf bifurcations. Requiring only a basic knowledge of calculus, and using detailed examples, problems, and figures, this is an ideal textbook for graduate students. (source: Nielsen Book Data)