7R9. Nonlinear Interactions: Analytical, Computational, and Experimental Methods. - AH Nayfeh (VPI, Blacksburg VA). Wiley, New York. 2000. 782 pp. ISBN 0-471-17591-9. $110.00.

Reviewed by RA Ibrahim (Dept of Mech Eng, Wayne State Univ, 5050 Anthony Wayne Dr, Rm 2119 Engineering Bldg, Detroit MI 48202).

Professor Ali Nayfeh is a well-known authority in the area of nonlinear dynamics and has an impressive record of research monographs and hundreds of published papers. This book comes as a result of the growing research interest in the nonlinear modal interaction in dynamical systems under various types of excitations and resonance conditions. The book presents the-state-of-the-art in eight chapters supported by an extensive bibliography. Chapter 1 serves as an essential foundation and presents basic ingredients of analyzing nonlinear-coupled differential equations.

The analysis of coupled systems with two-to-one internal resonance (essentially dictated by quadratic nonlinearity) under...

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