# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

January  2011, 15(1): 231-254. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2011.15.231

## Study on the stability and bifurcations of limit cycles in higher-dimensional nonlinear autonomous systems

 1 School of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, 350007, China 2 Department of Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 510275, China, China

Received  May 2009 Revised  March 2010 Published  October 2010

A semi-analytical procedure for studying stability and bifurcations of limit cycles in higher-dimensional nonlinear autonomous dynamical systems is developed. This procedure is based mainly on the incremental harmonic balance (IHB) method. It is composed of three key steps, namely, the determination of limit cycles by IHB method, the calculation of transition matrix by precise integration (PI) algorithm and the discrimination of limit cycle stability by Floquet theory. As an application, the procedure is used to investigate the dynamics of the limit cycle of a three-dimensional nonlinear autonomous system. The symmetry-breaking bifurcation, the first and the second period-doubling bifurcations of the limit cycle are identified. The critical parameter values corresponding to these bifurcations are calculated. The phase portraits and bifurcation points agree well with those of direct numerical integrations by using Runge-Kutta method.
Citation: Jianhe Shen, Shuhui Chen, Kechang Lin. Study on the stability and bifurcations of limit cycles in higher-dimensional nonlinear autonomous systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2011, 15 (1) : 231-254. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2011.15.231
##### References:

show all references

##### References:
 [1] Julien Barral, Yan-Hui Qu. On the higher-dimensional multifractal analysis. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2012, 32 (6) : 1977-1995. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2012.32.1977 [2] Aymen Balti, Valentina Lanza, Moulay Aziz-Alaoui. A multi-base harmonic balance method applied to Hodgkin-Huxley model. Mathematical Biosciences & Engineering, 2018, 15 (3) : 807-825. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2018036 [3] Alexandru Kristály. Asymptotically critical problems on higher-dimensional spheres. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2009, 23 (3) : 919-935. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2009.23.919 [4] N. Kamran, K. Tenenblat. Periodic systems for the higher-dimensional Laplace transformation. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 1998, 4 (2) : 359-378. doi: 10.3934/dcds.1998.4.359 [5] Misha Bialy. Maximizing orbits for higher-dimensional convex billiards. Journal of Modern Dynamics, 2009, 3 (1) : 51-59. doi: 10.3934/jmd.2009.3.51 [6] Xinru Cao. Global bounded solutions of the higher-dimensional Keller-Segel system under smallness conditions in optimal spaces. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2015, 35 (5) : 1891-1904. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2015.35.1891 [7] Jiashan Zheng, Yifu Wang. A note on global existence to a higher-dimensional quasilinear chemotaxis system with consumption of chemoattractant. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2017, 22 (2) : 669-686. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2017032 [8] Randa Ben Mahmoud, Hichem Chtioui. Prescribing the scalar curvature problem on higher-dimensional manifolds. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2012, 32 (5) : 1857-1879. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2012.32.1857 [9] Youshan Tao. Global dynamics in a higher-dimensional repulsion chemotaxis model with nonlinear sensitivity. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2013, 18 (10) : 2705-2722. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2013.18.2705 [10] Andrey Gogolev. Smooth conjugacy of Anosov diffeomorphisms on higher-dimensional tori. Journal of Modern Dynamics, 2008, 2 (4) : 645-700. doi: 10.3934/jmd.2008.2.645 [11] Maoan Han, Tonghua Zhang. Some bifurcation methods of finding limit cycles. Mathematical Biosciences & Engineering, 2006, 3 (1) : 67-77. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2006.3.67 [12] Jueyou Li, Guoquan Li, Zhiyou Wu, Changzhi Wu, Xiangyu Wang, Jae-Myung Lee, Kwang-Hyo Jung. Incremental gradient-free method for nonsmooth distributed optimization. Journal of Industrial & Management Optimization, 2017, 13 (4) : 1841-1857. doi: 10.3934/jimo.2017021 [13] Elena Bonetti, Pierluigi Colli, Gianni Gilardi. Singular limit of an integrodifferential system related to the entropy balance. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2014, 19 (7) : 1935-1953. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2014.19.1935 [14] Kaifang Liu, Lunji Song, Shan Zhao. A new over-penalized weak galerkin method. Part Ⅰ: Second-order elliptic problems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2020  doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2020184 [15] Lunji Song, Wenya Qi, Kaifang Liu, Qingxian Gu. A new over-penalized weak galerkin finite element method. Part Ⅱ: Elliptic interface problems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2020  doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2020196 [16] Inmaculada Baldomá, Ernest Fontich, Rafael de la Llave, Pau Martín. The parameterization method for one- dimensional invariant manifolds of higher dimensional parabolic fixed points. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2007, 17 (4) : 835-865. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2007.17.835 [17] Min Li, Maoan Han. On the number of limit cycles of a quartic polynomial system. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - S, 2020  doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2020337 [18] Yunming Zhou, Desheng Shang, Tonghua Zhang. Seventeen limit cycles bifurcations of a fifth system. Conference Publications, 2007, 2007 (Special) : 1070-1081. doi: 10.3934/proc.2007.2007.1070 [19] Maoan Han, Yuhai Wu, Ping Bi. A new cubic system having eleven limit cycles. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2005, 12 (4) : 675-686. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2005.12.675 [20] Salomón Rebollo-Perdomo, Claudio Vidal. Bifurcation of limit cycles for a family of perturbed Kukles differential systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2018, 38 (8) : 4189-4202. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2018182

2019 Impact Factor: 1.27