Item description for Knots and Links in Three-Dimensional Flows (Lecture Notes in Mathematics) by Robert W. Ghrist...
The closed orbits of three-dimensional flows form knots and links. This book develops the tools - template theory and symbolic dynamics - needed for studying knotted orbits. This theory is applied to the problems of understanding local and global bifurcations, as well as the embedding data of orbits in Morse-smale, Smale, and integrable Hamiltonian flows. The necesssary background theory is sketched; however, some familiarity with low-dimensional topology and differential equations is assumed.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.48" Weight: 0.72 lbs.
Release Date Apr 18, 1997
ISBN 354062628X ISBN13 9783540626282
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