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Book Information:

Authors: Pierre Lochak and Claude Meunier
Title: Multiphase averaging for classical systems, with applications to adiabatic theorems
Additional book information: (Translated by H. S. Dumas), Applied Mathematical Sciences, vol. 72, Springer-Verlag, New York, Berlin, Heidelberg, 1988, xi + 360 pp., $39.80. ISBN 0-387-96778-8.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Philip Holmes
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 21 (1989), 101-105
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