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102. 2 Dynamical Systems – Examples Before we move on to a detailed description of the chaotic behaviour of systems possessing deterministic equations of motion, we should like to lead up to this subject by beginning with four typical examples. Our ﬁrst example is a mechanical system with a single degree of freedom and no loss of energy due to friction. Let a small mass be hung on a spring and allowed to 22 2 Preliminaries oscillate vertically (ﬁg. 1). 1) where ω0 is the frequency of the oscillation.
This does not mean, however, that this demand for causality totally excludes random occurrences; evolutionary processes without mutation, symmetry breaking etc. are unthinkable. Random occurrences reduce the chance of exact predictions, they cannot be speciﬁed by laws, they weaken the deterministic net of cause and eﬀect; yet it would be wrong to draw the conclusion that the pattern of reality were chaotic. 2 Dynamical Systems – Examples 21 Thus, it is not only quantum physics, but also the chaos theory which throws considerable doubt on Laplace’s demon of absolute determinism.
What Max Born’s statement basically implied was that non-linear laws and deterministic equations may supply unpredictable answers. At the same time, he in eﬀect pointed out that non-linear equations often react with unexpected sensitivity to the slightest changes in the initial conditions and thus suddenly supply unexpectedly diﬀering answers. This was a revolutionary perception, ﬁrst expressed by Poincar´e at the turn of the preceding century but unnoted for a long time: “Une cause tr`es petite, qui nous ´echappe, d´etermine un eﬀet consid´erable que nous ne pouvons pas ne pas voir, et alors nous disons que cet eﬀet est dˆ u au hasard.