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dc.contributor.authorAbrams, Daniel Michael
dc.date.accessioned2006-07-13T15:17:35Z
dc.date.available2006-07-13T15:17:35Z
dc.date.issued2006-07-13T15:17:35Z
dc.identifier.otherbibid: 6475854
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/3271
dc.descriptionCornell University PhD Dissertation Theoretical and Applied Mechanicsen_US
dc.description.abstractEnsembles of coupled oscillators have been seen to produce remarkable and unexpected phenomena in a wide variety of applications. Here we present two mathematical models of such oscillators. The first model is applied to the case of London's Millennium Bridge, which underwent unexpected lateral vibration due to pedestrian synchronization on opening day in 2000. The second model analyzes a new mode of collective behavior observed for a ring of nonlocally coupled phase oscillators.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipNSF - National Science Foundationen_US
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dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectcoupled oscillatorsen_US
dc.subjectmillennium bridgeen_US
dc.subjectchimeraen_US
dc.subjectnonlocal couplingen_US
dc.subjectkuramoto modelen_US
dc.subjectsynchronizationen_US
dc.titleTwo Coupled Oscillator Models: The Millennium Bridge and The Chimera Stateen_US
dc.typedissertation or thesisen_US


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