Chaos Theory

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Chaos Theory

A theory stating that seemingly unrelated events affect each other in a predictable, mathematical way. In investing, chaos theory is used to predict future stock prices using information that does not seem to affect prices directly, such as trading volume and trader sentiment. Computing these factors using chaos theory is as complex as it is controversial.
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Since chaotic motion is the large amplitude nonlinear vibration, we can adjust the perturbation rotating speed to control the responses of the system in order to avoid the appearance of the chaotic motion.
The analysis presented in Section 4 is insufficient to confidently identify chaotic motion in a suspension system.
By selecting different control parameter, the chaotic motion of the system can be suppressed to different periodic orbits.
The top Lyapunov exponent now changes from negative to positive as detected from Figure 5(a); as a result, the chaotic motion of the nonlinear system occurs again as shown in Figure 5(d), which is not surprising.
The Lorenz-Stenflo system has many dynamical behaviors that are one chaotic motion and six different periodic motions as shown in Figure 1.
In this system, chaotic motions appear if [A.sub.0] is larger than a critical value [A.sub.0c] which depends on the other parameters (wave frequency and propagation angle).
With the vibration frequency [omega] increasing further, the system leads to chaotic motion.
Other areas described include characteristics of chaotic motion based on the wavelet ridge, a second derivative Gaussian algorithm in engine fault simulation, free vibration of a CLD combination cylindrical shell, and modal analysis of a five-layer vertical structure platform.
The diagrams in Figs 5 - 6 and the video clip (Physical double pendulum, 2011) show the chaotic motion of double pendulum.
Some specific subjects covered include chaotic motion of relativistic electrons driven by Whistler waves, thermodynamic and transport properties of non-ideal complex plasma, and linear coupling of electron cyclotron waves in magnetized plasmas.
This means, for the intersecting vortex field of the three vortices, the effect of translational superposition changes the fixed point behavior into an interesting chaotic motion.
While Alex Turner and his bandmates - with the exception of furious drummer Matt Helder - work their way through song after song, their fans are an ever-exuberant mass of chaotic motion. And that's exactly how it played out in Birmingham as the Sheffield four-piece brought the house down at the near sell-out NIA.