The chattering dynamics of an ideal bouncing ball
INFM and Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Camerino
I-62032 Camerino, Italy
Accepted: 15 July 2003
The chattering dynamics of a vibrated bouncing ball is studied numerically in reduced impact representation. A new family of chattering bands is revealed and their structure analyzed in detail. Its possible coexistence with a strange attractor is also considered.
PACS: 46.70.Lk – Continuum mechanics of solids: Other structures / 05.45.-a – Nonlinear dynamics and nonlinear dynamical systems / 81.07.-b – Nanoscale materials and structures: fabrication and characterization
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