Stability of stationary rotations of multidimensional rigid body

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It is well known that rotations of a free three-dimensional rigid body around the long and short axes of inertia are stable, while the rotation around the intermediate axis is unstable. We generalize this result to the case of a rigid body in a space of arbitrary dimension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-82
Number of pages3
JournalMoscow University Mathematics Bulletin
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics


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