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Vibro-impact Dynamics, Hardback Book


Presents a systematic view of vibro-impact dynamics based on the nonlinear dynamics analysis Comprehensive understanding of any vibro-impact system is critically impeded by the lack of analytical tools viable for properly characterizing grazing bifurcation.

The authors establish vibro-impact dynamics as a subset of the theory of discontinuous systems, thus enabling all vibro-impact systems to be explored and characterized for applications.

Vibro-impact Dynamics presents an original theoretical way of analyzing the behavior of vibro-impact dynamics that can be extended to discontinuous dynamics.

All topics are logically integrated to allow for vibro-impact dynamics, the central theme, to be presented. It provides a unified treatment on the topic with a sound theoretical base that is applicable to both continuous and discrete systems Vibro-impact Dynamics: * Presents mapping dynamics to determine bifurcation and chaos in vibro-impact systems * Offers two simple vibro-impact systems with comprehensive physical interpretation of complex motions * Uses the theory for discontinuous dynamical systems on time-varying domains, to investigate the Fermi-oscillator Essential reading for graduate students, university professors, researchers and scientists in mechanical engineering.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 270 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Dynamics & statics
  • ISBN: 9781118359457



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