Key Features

1. Smooth transition from ordinary differential equations to integral and functional differential equations. 2. Unification of the theories, methods, and applications of ordinary and functional differential equations. 3. Large collection of examples of Liapunov functions. 4. Description of the history of stability theory leading up to unsolved problems. 5. Applications of the resolvent to stability and periodic problems.

Readership

University libraries. Mathematics, Physics and Engineering Faculties within Universities. Industrial Mathematics, Science and Engineering departments in aerospace companies.

Table of Contents

Preface. Preface to the second edition. Contents. 0 - Introduction and Overview 1 - The General Problems 2 - Linear Equations 3 - Existence Properties 4 - History, Examples and Motivation 5 - Instability, Stability and Perturbations 6 - Stability and Boundedness 7 - The Resolvent 8 - Functional Differential Equations References. Author Index. Subject Index.

Details

No. of pages:
368
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444517869
Electronic ISBN:
9780080459554

About the editor

Ted Burton

Affiliations and Expertise

Northwest Research Institute