### Author Topic: Linear around a point in nonlinear differential equation system  (Read 1915 times)

#### Jingze Wang

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##### Linear around a point in nonlinear differential equation system
« on: December 11, 2018, 09:26:02 PM »
Do we need to calculate the eigenvalues and eigenvectors when the questions just ask us to linearize the system at the point? Or we just find J matrix at that point is sufficient and no need for eigenvectors?

#### Chutong(Peng) Judy

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##### Re: Linear around a point in nonlinear differential equation system
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2018, 11:39:20 PM »
I think at least we need to find the eigenvalues of each critical point.
And we need the corresponding eigenvectors to draw the graph, even though it takes long time to calculate during test.