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Bifurcation of three-dimensional discontinuous cycles

Akhmet, Marat
We consider three-dimensional discontinuous dynamical systems with non-fixed moments of impacts. Existence of the center manifold is proved for the system. The result is applied for the extension of the planar Hopf bifurcation theorem [M.U. Akhmet, Perturbations and Hopf bifurcation of the planar discontinuous dynamical system, Nonlinear Analysis 60 (2005) 163-178]. Illustrative examples are constructed for the theory. (C) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.