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Bifurcation analysis of a neutral delay differential equation modelling the torsional motion of a driven drill-string

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>01/2003
<mark>Journal</mark>Chaos, Solitons and Fractals
Number of pages14
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Using techniques from dynamical systems analysis we explore numerically the solution space, under parametric variation, of a neutral differential delay equation that arises naturally in the Cosserat description of torsional waves on a driven drill-string.

Bibliographic note

This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Chaos, Solitons and Fractals. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 15, 2, 2003 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-0779(02)00105-4 Date of Acceptance: 29/04/2002