A method for predicting the onset of widespread chaos. It is based on the hypothesis that the dissolution of an invariant torus can be associated with the sudden change from stability to instability of nearly closed orbits (Tabor 1989, p. 163).

# Greene's Method

## See also

Resonance Overlap Method## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

## References

Tabor, M.*Chaos and Integrability in Nonlinear Dynamics: An Introduction.*New York: Wiley, 1989.

## Referenced on Wolfram|Alpha

Greene's Method## Cite this as:

Weisstein, Eric W. "Greene's Method."
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