The method of envelopes

Authors:
W. L. Miranker and M. van Veldhuizen

Journal:
Math. Comp. **32** (1978), 453-496

MSC:
Primary 65L05; Secondary 34E15

MathSciNet review:
0494952

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Abstract: The differential equation

*t*and a slow time . We redevelop this asymptotic theory in such a form that the approximation consists of a series of simple functions of , called carriers. (This series may be thought of as a Fourier series.) The coefficients of the terms of this series are functions of

*t*. They are called envelopes and they modulate the carriers. Our computational method consists of determining numerical approximations to a finite collection of these envelopes. One of the principal merits of our method is its accuracy for the nonlinear problem.

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