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Exploring the double pendulum as a dynamical system

Jay H. Wolkowisky
Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Department: Mathematics Department
Journal / Anthology

Mathematics with Vision: Proceedings of the First International Mathematica Symposium
Year: 1995
Page range: 377-388

In this paper we will investigate the double pendulum not just for its own sake, which is a very interesting problem in itself, but as an example of the two degrees of freedom nonintegrable Hamiltonian system. The techniques we illustrate can be applied to more general problems.

*Science > Physics > Mechanics