Interior crises in a dripping faucet experiment

R D Pinto, W M Goncalves, J C Sartorelli, I L Caldas, M S Baptista

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The existence of a spiraling saddle point and its manifolds in attractors of a leaky faucet experiment is topologically shown. Two interior crises concerning a subtle expansion of the attractor that collides with a stable manifold of this saddle point are reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4009-4011
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review. E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 1998


  • leaky faucet


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