SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
|April 19, 2014|
The Falling Cat and Related Problems
Sunday, March 8 - Tuesday, March 10, 1992
This workshop is devoted to the dynamics and control of freely rotating systems of rigid bodies and related mathematical problems arising from the age-old question of how a cat always manages to land on its feet.
Invited Speakers Include:
J. Ballieul (Boston)
There will be a concurrent lecture series by the Institute Director, Jerrold E. Marsden, on "Geometry and Control of Coupled Structures."