Stability Analysis of Damped Cubic-Quintic Duffing Oscillator
Moses O. Oyesanya, Joshua I. Nwamba
DOI: 10.4236/wjm.2013.31003   PDF   HTML   XML   6,037 Downloads   10,323 Views   Citations


This paper presents a comprehensive stability analysis of the dynamics of the damped cubic-quintic Duffing oscillator. We employ the derivative expansion method to investigate the slightly damped cubic-quintic Duffing oscillator obtaining a uniformly valid solution. We obtain a uniformly valid solution of the un-damped cubic-quintic Duffing oscillator as a special case of our solution. A phase plane analysis of the damped cubic-quintic Duffing oscillator is undertaken showing some chaotic dynamics which sends a signal that the oscillator may be useful as model for prediction of earth- quake occurrence.

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M. Oyesanya and J. Nwamba, "Stability Analysis of Damped Cubic-Quintic Duffing Oscillator," World Journal of Mechanics, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 43-57. doi: 10.4236/wjm.2013.31003.

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