# Stability

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**Stability** may refer to:

## MathematicsEdit

- Stability theory, the study of the stability of solutions to differential equations and dynamical systems
- Stability (probability), a property of probability distributions
- Stability (learning theory), a property of machine learning algorithms
- Stability, a property of sorting algorithms
- Numerical stability, a property of numerical algorithms which describes how errors in the input data propagate through the algorithm
- Stability radius, a property of continuous polynomial functions
- Stable theory, concerned with the notion of stability in model theory
- Stability, a property of points in geometric invariant theory
- K-Stability, a stability condition for algebraic varieties.
- Bridgeland stability conditions, a class of stability conditions on elements of a triangulated category.

## EngineeringEdit

- In atmospheric fluid dynamics, atmospheric stability, a measure of the turbulence in the ambient atmosphere
- BIBO stability (Bounded Input, Bounded Output stability), in signal processing and control theory
- Directional stability, the tendency for a body moving with respect to a medium to point in the direction of motion
- Elastic stability, the resistance of a structural member to buckling
- Flight dynamics, including longitudinal static stability
- Nyquist stability criterion, defining the limits of stability for pole-zero analysis in control systems
- Relaxed stability, the property of inherently unstable aircraft
- Ship stability in naval architecture includes
- Limit of positive stability, the angle at which a boat will no longer stay upright
- Stability conditions (watercraft) of waterborne vessels

- Slope stability, a property of soil-covered slopes
- Stability Model of software design

## Natural sciencesEdit

- Band of stability, in physics, the scatter distribution of isotopes that do not decay
- Chemical stability, occurring when a substance is in a dynamic chemical equilibrium with its environment
- Thermal stability of a chemical compound
- Kinetic stability of a chemical compound
- Stability constants of complexes, in solution

- Convective instability, a fluid dynamics condition
- Ecological stability, measure of the probability of a population returning quickly to a previous state, or not going extinct
- Plasma stability, a measure of how likely a perturbation in a plasma is to be damped out

## Exercise and sports medicineEdit

- Core stability of the abdominal muscles
- Joint stability in the musculoskeletal system

## Social sciencesEdit

- Economic stability, the absence of excessive fluctuations in the macroeconomy
- Hegemonic stability theory, a theory of international relations
- Mertens-stable equilibrium, called "stability" in game theory

## EntertainmentEdit

*The Stability EP*, a 2002 three song EP by Death Cab for Cutie- "Stability", a song by Debbie Harry from the album
*Debravation* - "
*Stability*" (short story), by Philip K. Dick

## Other usesEdit

## See alsoEdit

- Balance (disambiguation)
- Bicycle and motorcycle dynamics
- Equilibrium (disambiguation)
- Fault-tolerant system
- Homeostasis, a property of a system in which variables are regulated so that internal conditions remain stable
- Instability
- Stabilizer (disambiguation)
- Stable (disambiguation)
- List of types of equilibrium

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