nonintegrable system

nonintegrable system

[‚nän¦int·i·grə·bəl ¦sis·təm]
(mechanics)
A dynamical system whose motion is governed by an equation that is not an integrable differential equation.
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Namely, the Darboux-Halphen system is an algebraically nonintegrable system [33,48] whose general solution can be expressed in terms of elliptic integrals [21].
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