Gyroscopic stabilization of non-conservative systems

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Gyroscopic stabilization of a linear conservative system, which is statically unstable, can be either improved or destroyed by weak damping and circulatory forces. This is governed by Whitney umbrella singularity of the boundary of the asymptotic stability domain of the perturbed system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)204-210
JournalPhysics Letters A
Issue number3
Early online date23 Jun 2006
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 2006


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