Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Dynamic behavior of the inextensible string

Author: R. W. Dickey
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 62 (2004), 135-161
MSC: Primary 74K05; Secondary 74H99
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/2032576
MathSciNet review: MR2032576
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Abstract: The two dimensional dynamic behavior of a geometrically exact inextensible string is discussed. A variety of exact solutions are described and various asymptotic theories are derived. The similarity between the motion of the inextensible string and galactic motion is described.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/2032576
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