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Chaotic Motions of a Dual-Spin Body

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A. C. Or

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1597

J. Appl. Mech 65(1), 150-156 (Mar 01, 1998) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2789018 History: Received August 31, 1995; Revised January 10, 1997; Online October 25, 2007

Abstract

The dynamics of a dual-spinner subject to the action of an internal oscillatory torque and Coulomb friction between the two linked bodies is investigated. The conditions for existence of transverse homoclinic points and homoclinic tangency of chaotic motions are obtained using Melnikov’s method. Through long-term numerical integration of the equations of motion, steady-state chaotic attractors are also found and studied numerically by varying the forcing amplitude.

Copyright © 1998 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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