Problem

Instability


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Nature:

In numerous fields of study, the component of instability within a system is generally characterized by some of the outputs or internal states growing without bounds. Not all systems that are not stable are unstable; systems can also be marginally stable or exhibit limit cycle behavior.

In structural engineering, a structure can become unstable when excessive load is applied. Beyond a certain threshold, structural deflections magnify stresses, which in turn increases deflections. This can take the form of buckling or crippling. The general field of study is called structural stability.

Atmospheric instability is a major component of all weather systems on Earth.

Strategies:
Stabilizing
Problem Type:
A: Abstract Fundamental Problems
Subject(s):
Societal Problems Instability
Date of last update
16.04.2019 – 10:34 CEST