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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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Journal publication date2003
JournalChaos, Solitons and Fractals
Journal number2
Number of pages14
Original languageEnglish


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.