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Limit cycles and integrability in a class of system with a high-order critical point

Li Feng
Journal / Anthology

Nonlinear Dynamics
Year: 2013
Volume: 73
Page range: 665670

In this paper, a class of polynomial differential system with high-order critical point are investigated. The system could be changed into a system with a 3-order nilpotent critical point. Finally, an example was given, with the help of computer algebra system Mathematica, the first three quasi-Lyapunov constants are deduced. As a result, sufficient and necessary conditions in order to have a center are obtained. The fact that there three small amplitude limit cycles created from the 3-order nilpotent critical point is also proved.

*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Dynamical Systems

High-order critical point Nilpotent, critical point Center Focus Bifurcation of limit, cycle