The historical development of classical stability concepts: Lagrange, Poisson and Lyapunov stability


A brief historical overview is given which discusses the development of classical stability concepts, starting in the seventeenth century and finally leading to the concept of Lyapunov stability at the beginning of the twentieth century. The aim of the paper is to find out how various scientists thought about stability and to which extent their work is… (More)


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