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{{errata page
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| chapter = Dynamic Behavior
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| page = 128
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| contributor = R. M. Murray
 
| contributor = R. M. Murray
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| date = 8 Jul 08
 
| version = First printing
 
| version = First printing
 
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Part (c) of the exercise should read:
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<blockquote>
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Show that <font color="blue">if <math>P_m / J =1</math></font> there is a solution through the saddle
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that satisfies
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<center><amsmath>
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  \frac{1}{2} \Bigl(\frac{d\varphi}{dt} \Bigr)^2 - \varphi + \varphi_0
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  - a\cos{\varphi} - \sqrt{a^2-1}=0.
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</amsmath></center>
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</blockquote>
 
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Latest revision as of 13:16, 8 July 2008

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Location: page 128, line 3

Part (c) of the exercise should read:

Show that if there is a solution through the saddle that satisfies

math

(Contributed by R. M. Murray, 8 Jul 08)