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Dissipative system

About: Dissipative system is a(n) research topic. Over the lifetime, 21838 publication(s) have been published within this topic receiving 440255 citation(s).

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Abstract: Finite systems of deterministic ordinary nonlinear differential equations may be designed to represent forced dissipative hydrodynamic flow. Solutions of these equations can be identified with trajectories in phase space For those systems with bounded solutions, it is found that nonperiodic solutions are ordinarily unstable with respect to small modifications, so that slightly differing initial states can evolve into consider­ably different states. Systems with bounded solutions are shown to possess bounded numerical solutions.

15,109 citations

10 Sep 1993
Abstract: Contents: General results and concepts on invariant sets and attractors.- Elements of functional analysis.- Attractors of the dissipative evolution equation of the first order in time: reaction-diffusion equations.- Fluid mechanics and pattern formation equations.- Attractors of dissipative wave equations.- Lyapunov exponents and dimensions of attractors.- Explicit bounds on the number of degrees of freedom and the dimension of attractors of some physical systems.- Non-well-posed problems, unstable manifolds. lyapunov functions, and lower bounds on dimensions.- The cone and squeezing properties.- Inertial manifolds.- New chapters: Inertial manifolds and slow manifolds the nonselfadjoint case.

4,876 citations

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Abstract: It is shown how the existence of low-dimensional chaotic dynamical systems describing turbulent fluid flow might be determined experimentally. Techniques are outlined for reconstructing phase-space pictures from the observation of a single coordinate of any dissipative dynamical system, and for determining the dimensionality of the system's attractor. These techniques are applied to a well-known simple three-dimensional chaotic dynamical system.

3,421 citations

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Abstract: The first part of this two-part paper presents a general theory of dissipative dynamical systems. The mathematical model used is a state space model and dissipativeness is defined in terms of an inequality involving the storage function and the supply function. It is shown that the storage function satisfies an a priori inequality: it is bounded from below by the available storage and from above by the required supply. The available storage is the amount of internal storage which may be recovered from the system and the required supply is the amount of supply which has to be delivered to the system in order to transfer it from the state of minimum storage to a given state. These functions are themselves possible storage functions, i.e., they satisfy the dissipation inequality. Moreover, since the class of possible storage functions forms a convex set, there is thus a continuum of possible storage functions ranging from its lower bound, the available storage, to its upper bound, the required supply. The paper then considers interconnected systems. It is shown that dissipative systems which are interconnected via a neutral interconnection constraint define a new dissipative dynamical system and that the sum of the storage functions of the individual subsystems is a storage function for the interconnected system. The stability of dissipative systems is then investigated and it is shown that a point in the state space where the storage function attains a local minimum defines a stable equilibrium and that the storage function is a Lyapunov function for this equilibrium. These results are then applied to several examples. These concepts and results will be applied to linear dynamical systems with quadratic supply rates in the second part of this paper.

2,874 citations

31 Dec 1988
Abstract: Discrete dynamical systems: Limit sets Stability of invariant sets and asymptotically smooth maps Examples of asymptotically smooth maps Dissipativeness and global attractors Dependence on parameters Fixed point theorems Stability relative to the global attractor and Morse-Smale maps Dimension of the global attractor Dissipativeness in two spaces Continuous dynamical systems: Limit sets Asymptotically smooth and $\alpha$-contracting semigroups Stability of invariant sets Dissipativeness and global attractors Dependence on parameters Periodic processes Skew product flows Gradient flows Dissipativeness in two spaces Properties of the flow on the attractor Applications: Retarded functional differential equations Sectorial evolutionary equations A scalar parabolic equation The Navier-Stokes equation Neutral functional differential equations Some abstract evolutionary equations A one-dimensional damped wave equation A three-dimensional damped wave equation Remarks on other applications Dependence on parameters and approximation of the attractor.

2,544 citations

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