Routes to Chaos of a Vertically Rotating Pendulum

by S. Yip, Columbia Univ, New York, United States,
F. DiMaggio, Columbia Univ, New York, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Mechanics


Each blade of a mechanical shredder may be modeled by a pendulum whose pivot rotates in a vertical circle. The transition to chaos of small periodic motion about radial lines us the driving speed of the pivot is reduced is investigated for several values of the system parameters.

Subject Headings: Rotation | Equations of motion | Mathematical models | Numerical analysis | Numerical methods | Traffic speed | Parameters (statistics) | Mathematics

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