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Publication Date

5-12-2012

Keywords

Bifurcation; Oscillator; Poincare; Poincare map; Basin

Abstract

The dynamics of a simple model of three charged bodies interacting under an inverse square electrostatic force is presented. The model may be viewed as an alternative to the pendulum, the standard model of a periodically forced and damped nonlinear oscillator.

DOI

10.5642/codee.201209.01.12

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